Superstitions Concerning DECK of CARDS

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Superstitions Concerning DECK of CARDS

Post  Admin on 10/31/2008, 8:20 pm

Superstitions Concerning DECK of CARDS

If you have had a run of bad cards it is said to change your luck if you lay your handkerchief flat upon your chair and sit on it.


It is said to alter the run of the cards if you turn your chair round three times or walk round it three times.


It is good luck is to blow through the cards when they are being shuffled.


The luckiest seat is the one which faces the door; the most unlucky is that which has its back to the fire-place.


When cutting for deal, if you turn up the deuce of any suit, it is good luck.


If two packs of cards are used and you are asked with which you wish to deal, always choose the one farthest away from you.


The most unlucky card to hold in one's hand is the four of clubs.


When changing seats at the table you should always move in a clockwise direction; that is, from right to left.


Never pick up your cards with the left hand, or one card at a time.


It is very unlucky to sit cross-legged when playing cards.


If your partner should lose a game or a trick, never say Bad luck or your luck will not change.


Having a dog in the room while playing cards is said to cause disputes.


Friday is a bad day for card playing, while any thirteenth day of the month is considered unlucky.



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