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The encyclopedia of superstitions

Author: Richard Webster
Publisher: Woodbury, MN : Llewellyn Publications, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Synopsis: 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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Webster
ISBN: 9780738712772 0738712779
OCLC Number: 173748226
Description: xiv, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Encyclopedia --
Notes --
Bibliography.
Other Titles: Superstitions
Responsibility: Richard Webster.

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Have you ever thrown salt over your left shoulder and wondered why? The author has travelled the globe collecting superstitions from every country and culture. Here, he documents over 500 of the most  Read more...

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