What is a wishing rock? It's a rock with a single perfectly unbroken stripe all the way around the circumference of the rock. For a rock to qualify as a true wishing rock, there can be no splits, no outrunners, no faint second lines on the rock. Popular lore holds that if you keep a wishing rock in your pocket (or nearby) and make wishes on it, it will help your wishes come true.
16 Wedding Traditions and Superstitions
For better or for worse, traditions and superstitions around spiders, evil spirits, and other marriage omens that have been brewing for hundreds of years. Here's what you need to know about them.
Superstitions Connected with Acorns
The fruit of the oak, which has been associated with a variety of superstitious beliefs since time immemorial. The oak was venerated by the Druids in pre-Christian times and was similarly revered by many early civilizations, including ancient Rome (the goddess Diana was often depicted wearing a string of acorns). The Norse legend of that Thor sheltered from a thunderstorm under an oak tree has led to the belief that having an acorn on a windowsill will prevent a house from being struck by…
1. Place bowls of onions around your house, and you won't get colds or the flu. 2. Cut both ends off an onion. Put it into an empty jar and place it next to the bed of a sick patient at night. In the morning the onion will be black from all the germs and bacteria it absorbed during the night, and the patient will feel better.
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Why Is My Dog Licking His Dew Claws?
Every time you look at your dog recently, you seem to find him licking at the inside of his legs. The hair around his dewclaws is gone and the exposed skin is tender, perhaps even raw. You may be at a loss as to what to do if you don't remember any injury to the area, but you want to do something for him.