Superstition What is it? A prejudiceforbidden cordial sin a poseor just a deep-rooted and custom-honored tradition what is behind it? Someone being not superstitious will grouch when somebody in his presence is touching the wood or crossing ones fingers. Superstition could be many-sidedIt being known that all of us are superstitious but each one to a certain, his own degree! Those who pretend to be non-superstitious and furiously argue every time when see someone worshiping and taking into ones personal account some insignificant trifle, will never confess especially themselves that even doesnt mention while coming our of church can split out over the right shoulder in order not being put an evil eye upon. May we consider a stereotype, prejudice and superstition to be equivalents? Think yes! Why not! They have the same source our conscientious. To tell more, superstition could have a great diversity of form they are variegated and even have their own names: a token, a talisman, a prophecy, an observance of ceremonies and rites. Striking is the fact that we have complicated our life yourselvesor not? Is it a treatment from boredom? In this month, for instance, the 13th day happened to be Friday again. And once again millions of people on the planet are going to be nervous beforehand. But if we can rely on statistics, Americans are terrified about this day more than others in the world.Lots of Americans imagine Friday, the 13th as a day when someones company has been predicted to fail on this day. In accordance with professional data, approximately 20 million people of the USA suffer from very strange disease.
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It is already calculated, that Americans superstition cost them a pretty penny more than $750ml, as it turned out, on Friday, the 13th a huge number of citizens keep themselves from visiting department stores, entertaining and travels. Almost every nation without exceptions has its own belief, superstition as for the day when Santa Claus squeezes through the chimney. Paris Ladies are sure that your happiness or , vice versa, your ill-luck of the incoming year depends upon the person, whom you are destined to meet first on the first day of The New Year! And a man is more desirable on this point than a woman. If happens that the first man is a servant, anyway he would be the dearest guest for the moment. They say a man brings happiness. No one of female sex will open the door on that day to another female. This superstition is rather ancient but deep-rooted well brought up! On the first day of the Year 1860, Mrs. Seveniour while traveling to Switzerland, stayed at the hotel for the first night of the incoming year! During the night the thief crawled into her room. She had seen the unexpected guest , she kept her vigil and stayed absolutely calm, even more she was glad to see him.
Pointing to the night-table where her jewelry laid she address the thief as tender as she only could: Do not be shy, my friend, as it was meant for you a present for the New YearAmong all possible holidays , family celebrations the most fruitful for different rites, ceremonies, tokens and a bow to traditions one are sure to see only at Wedding parties.No one can deny the fact that the wedding day has turned into a real ritual thanks to a human beings thirsty of superstitions. In the USA it is done to follow the certain scheme:Bridal shower : the first gift the bride opens should be the first gift she uses. Everything the bride says as she opens her gifts will be repeated on her wedding night. Somone should be assigned to write down these comments during the shower. The person who gives the third gift to be opened will soon have a baby. Save the ribbons from the shower gifts to make a mock bouquet to be used at the wedding rehearsal.Wedding Day: Certain days of the week, and certain months of the year are better than others for a wedding. Monday for health, Tuesday for wealth, Wednesday best of all, Thursday for losses, Friday for crosses, Saturday for no luck at all.For a lucky bride: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue and a lucky sixpence in her shoe.Good Omens: seeing a rainbow, the sun shine, meeting a black cat, meeting a chimney sweep. Bad Omens: a pig, hare, or lizard running across the road, seeing an open grave, meeting a nun or a monk foretell barrenness.
It all happened very quickly from the moment I was engaged to the moment we walked around the sacred circle on my wedding day. The wedding was put together in only ten days. I spent those ten days with my fiance and my future in-laws getting to know each other. We spent time visiting temples and shopping in preparation for the wedding. We shopped matching wedding dress. Our wedding dress was red ...
Some other beliefs: If the groom drops the wedding band during the ceremony, the marriage is doomed. The new bride must enter her home by the main door, and must not trip or fall – hence the custom of carrying the bride over the threshold. The spouse who goes to sleep first on the wedding day will be the first to die. Wedding Cake: If a single woman sleeps with a piece of wedding cake under her pillow, she will dream of her future husband. At Slavanians weddings the most unusual part is engagement or match-making. The conventional sign of a girls refusal is a pumpkin. They say it has a medical property to calm a nervous system.
At the wedding it is heard all over sweet & bitter, it means that its a high time for kisses. Slavanian people believe that sugar and pepper should be in equal proportions as well as happiness and grief. The most superstitious people in the world are sportsmenit is hard to overestimate the value of this statement. There is nothing among different tokens, fetishes, charms and mascots to be alien to them.They are inclined to invent the speaking signs themselves. One of the local football team has a stable omen: before the match the whole team is watching carefully after sparrows. If they sit on the ground at the left side of the field the team would win, if not they would lose! All sportsmen tried not to share their things before the competition they consider it to bring them ill luck.in turn theyd rather ask someone to give or lend in stead for better luck! As for the Fans, especially football fans, they are always afraid to shave themselves and to have their hair cut. They suppose their deeds could court the disaster. Personally I do not much care was I born under the lucky star or I wasnt.I believe in myself . Superstition is just an interesting subject for study!
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