Real people share freaky superstitions in honor of Friday the 13th
From 'step on a crack, break your mother's back,' to seven years of bad luck from a broken mirror, there are plenty of old wives tales that infiltrate our daily lives. Although many people leave superstition behind when they graduate (elementary) school, several people live their daily lives affected by these hypothetical 'if-then' situations. And these superstitions that follow us through our later lives are not just the ones that were chanted at recess.
Several people took to Whisper, the popular app that provides an anonymous platform for people to share their most honest thoughts, to reveal the superstitions that affect their day-to-day lives.
This one gives new meaning to putting your best foot forward:
Some people's superstitions are life-or-death situations:
...but at least you won't get scratched!
And then you'll become a witch and fly away on the broom:
Some superstitions get pretty metaphysical:
There is a fine line between overly-superstitious and obsessive compulsive:
It's always good to treat your car with the utmost respect:
Intense superstition might make you feel responsible for others' well being:
It's nice to put a positive spin on the atrocity that is biting your tongue:
Straight-armed cheersing it is!
For more quirky superstitions, check out Whisper.
Find out the meaning behind some of those superstitions you've heard:
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