The Cherokee believe that the owl is a messenger, and is capable of delivering bad news or bad luck.
If you left your house and had to return, it was considered bad luck. To negate this bad luck, you had to sit on your bed for a few minutes.
Many superstitions center around the moon. The Pennsylvania Dutch believe that if you sweep the house when the moon is obscured you won’t have moths or spiders.
If you drink from the fountain outside the Providence Athenaeum — a member-supported library — you are guaranteed to return. And if you return to the Athenaeum, look out for Edgar Allan Poe’s ghost. You may find him under the mysteries section.
Weddings are chock full of superstitions. But some bridesmaids might be wary of this one. If you’re a bridesmaid in exactly three weddings, and no more, you’ll never be married.