Things that made me laugh today, and some that have intrigued me.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Why Do People Knock On Wood For Luck?
Knocking on wood is one of those superstitious practices that can quickly become a compulsion, as we constantly find situations arise where we could use a bit of luck.
The origin of this superstition isn't clear- some believe pagans knocked on tree trunks to call upon the spirits that inhabited the trees for protection, others link the wood element to Christ's cross. Read more