Black Cats and April Fools: Origins of Old Wives Tales and Superstitions in Our Daily Lives

Black Cats and April Fools: Origins of Old Wives Tales and Superstitions in Our Daily Lives

Harry Oliver


An exciting examine the origins of a few of our preferred superstitions and previous better halves stories. humans have knocked on wooden to thrust back misfortune, or watched a bride throw a bouquet over her head at a marriage, yet how often have they stopped to think about the place such customs originate, or why they suffer? at the back of lots of our day-by-day rituals and ideology lies a desirable background of strange and beautiful notions, a few rational, others fanciful. during this diverting quantity, Harry Oliver delves into the tales in the back of our wealthy traditions to give an explanation for them with attribute wit and aptitude. So earlier than you look for any further four-leaf clovers or fear in regards to the subsequent Friday the thirteenth, dip into this little booklet to determine why.

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