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Greek Superstitions: Welcome to the wierd side of things

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“Do not shake the tablecloth out during the night ”, “Do not sew the cloth while wearing it, you sew your luck”, “Do not chew a gum during the night, because you chew the bones of the dead”...
These are some of the thousands phrases of prejudice and superstitions that were created by the early man. Guided  by his ignorance and his fears, by the need to explain weather conditions and nature that surrounded him. He had to give answers so as to get along with everyday life and with all the inexplicable events he was experiencing.
Numerous prejudice and superstitions were created by fear of death. At the dead man’s house, mirrors are covered with cloths in order to protect his soul not to be “captured” by the mirror and gettrapped in it. Once you hear that the hearse passing by, you should stand up or else there is the fear of you getting grasped by the dead...  In some areas, when the dead man gets out of the door they break a glass with water, for it is believed that …
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