Common Superstitions and their Origins

Featured on Good Morning America in reference to last Friday the 13th,  along with a host of other bad luck stories: (http://abcnews.go.com/topics/lifestyle/friday-the-13th-superstition.htm)

Also take a look at the site List25, a listing site created in 2011 because “people wanted more” than just 10,  for more common superstitions and their origins:

(http://list25.com/25-common-superstitions-and-their-origins/)

However, take these origins with “a grain of salt”, here is another version of the common superstition of spilling salt, featured on howstuffworks.com:

(http://people.howstuffworks.com/why-do-people-throw-salt-over-shoulders.htm)

Stay curious!

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