The Encyclopedia of Superstitions - by Richard Webster

Have you ever rubbed a frog on your…

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Have you ever rubbed a frog on your freckles? 

Trivia fans and fun fact fanatics will adore this fascinating, flickable encyclopedia of superstitions! Richard Webster presents over five hundred of the most obscure, curious, and just-plain-freaky superstitions of the Western world. Discover batty beliefs about baldness, beans, and the Bermuda Triangle, and peculiar practices regarding hiccups, hearses, and hunchbacks. From modern myths to centuries-old lore, The Encyclopedia of Superstitions offers a wealth of wonderfully weird beliefs on just about every topic you can imagine: Holidays Birth   Death Weddings Colors Gemstones   Trees Flowers Fairies Weather Numbers Animals   Birds Insects Household Items Zodiac Signs Gambling The Human Body Food 

"[T]his reference makes for compulsive browsing."-Publishers Weekly 



Format: Paperback
Publisher: Llewellyn Publications
Publication Date: Feb 8, 2008