The Hispanic culture do many things that are native to just their culture. Many people have superstitions, both Hispanics and non-Hispanics, but there are quite a few superstitions that the Hispanic culture holds true more so than most people. Following, I will share with you a list of some of these superstitions.
- Facial distortion if you open the fridge with a hot head.
- If you put your purse on the floor, you will lose money.
- If you sweet a woman's feet, she'll never get married.
- An upside-down broom behind your door will get rid of unwanted visitors.
- If you give someone knives as a present, your relationship will die.
- If you're a women and you're menstruating, you can't eat bananas because you will hemorrhage, you can't perm or wash your hair because you'll go crazy, and you can't hold a newborn because they'll get colic.
- If you sleep with a dog or cat you'll become infertile.
- If you cut a child's hair before they're one, they won't learn to speak.
- If you dream about your teeth falling out while eating, it means someone is going to die.
- Don't give your man shows while in a relationship because those are the shoes he'll walk out on you with.
- If your hand is itchy, put it in your pocket instead of scratching it because it means you have money coming your way.
- A full glass of water on top of your fridge or behind the door will help absorb bad spirits and energy in your house.
- If you hit your parent, that hand will dry up.
- To get rid of hiccups, use a small ball of red threat with saliva and place it on the person's forehead.
- If you place a pair of open scissors under your bed when in pain, it will cut the pain.
Those are just a selection of the many superstitions that are out there. I am, personally, not Hispanic but have many friends who are. I even believe in some of these superstitions, and maybe you do too. Even if you don't, some of them might not be such a bad idea, just in case...