Garcia from Venezuela
Latin America, people usually have many beliefs.
Each country has its own traditions, customs,
superstitions, and rituals; and on some occasions
these things are shared by people in different
towns and even by people in different continents. I
am going to tell you about a few superstitions that
I believe are only for my country, but I am not
Venezuela, we have many tales about good or bad
luck. Most of the time, these tales are told by old
people. For me, it is funny to be superstitious,
trying to avoid things that bring bad luck or
trying to do things which bring good luck.
example, my grandmother has told me many times that
if someone passes a broom over my feet, I will
never get married. For that reason, you can see
many single women getting out of the way of people
who are sweeping.
grandmother has told me many times that if
someone passes a broom over my feet, I
will never get married.
superstition is that you can never give a packet of
handkerchiefs as a present because if you do, this
can make the two people (the giver and the
receiver) have a fight.
people really believe in these kinds of things, and
it is the funniest thing is to see them doing
almost anything to get a little good
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