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Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers: Old Wives' Tales - Gifteee - Unique Gift Ideas for Adults & Kids of all ages. The Best Birthday Gifts & Christmas Gifts.
Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers: Old Wives' Tales - Gifteee - Unique Gift Ideas for Adults & Kids of all ages. The Best Birthday Gifts & Christmas Gifts.

Black Cats & Four-Leaf Clovers: Old Wives' Tales

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The Origins of Old Wives' Tales and Superstitions in Our Everyday Lives

Details: Cross your fingers, knock on wood, and clutch your rabbit's foot a little tighter.

In this charming and endlessly diverting book, Harry Oliver delves into the stories behind the traditions and superstitions that permeate our everyday lives, unearthing the fascinating histories of these weird and wonderful notions. So before you search for any more four-leaf clovers, worry about the next Friday the 13th, or avoid walking under any ladders, dip into this amazing tome and discover:
*Why breaking a mirror brings seven years of bad luck.
*The best day of the week to ask for a favor.
*Why you should never jump over a child in Turkey.

Author: Harry Oliver

Brand: Harry Oliver

Features:

  • Black Cats Four Leaf Clovers The Origins of Old Wives Tales and Superstitions in Our Everyday Lives

ISBN: 0399536094

Number Of Pages: 272

Publisher: TarcherPerigee

Release Date: 2010-09-07

EAN: 9780399536090