Superstitions your parents/family told you

February 25, 2007 1:46pm CST
I got to thinking of the strange things my parents used to tell me when I was little. Are there things your parents told you that you always remember but don't necessarily follow? Ones my parents told me include: "If you swallow a watermelon seed, a watermelon will grow in your stomach: "If you sleep with wet hair, you'll wake up with headaches" "You'll go blind if you sit too close to the television" What did yours tell you?
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@Shaun72 (15968)
• Palatka, Florida
26 Feb 07
with me the one on new years day do not wash clothes on New Years Day in The United States or a family Memeber will die.
@k1tten (2321)
• United States
25 Feb 07
That if you look into the mircowave while it's on you'll ruin your eyes. That's about it I think.
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@beaniegdi (1966)
25 Feb 07
If you are pulling a funny face and the wind changes direction you face will stay like that forever. Feed a cold and starve a fever. If in life you want to thrive let the spider stay alive. I can't think of any more - except if you swollow chewing gum it will stick to your ribs.
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