Bodies come in all shapes and sizes and are said to be our temples and thus many superstitions are associated to them.
If your eye-brows grow together across your nose, you will become a murderer.
Anyone whose eye-brows grow in a straight line across the forehead possesses a fiendish disposition.
If the eye-brows meet, the person has a jealous nature.
If you cut your eye-lashes, you will be able to see the wind.
The “evil eye” is supposed to have malevolent power.
A coral or jet hand with fingers clenched will keep off the disaster threatened by an “evil eye.”
A dimple in your chin is a sign that Cupid has touched you. “A dimple in your chin, many lovers you shall win.”
Beware of the girl with a dimple in her chin.
Place the hand over the mouth when you are yawning, to keep the evil spirits from entering.
A large-mouthed girl has a large womb.
A fever blister is a sign that you have been kissed.
If your lip itches, you will kiss an older person.
When the upper lip itches, it will be kissed by a tall person.
When the lower lip itches, it will be kissed by a short person.
If your lip itches, someone is coming with a moustache.
If you bite the apple off to use as bait in a dead fall, you will catch a rabbit.
A blister or sore place on your tongue is a sign that you have told a lie.
If you bite your tongue in speaking, the next statement probably would have been a lie.
It causes bad luck to count your teeth.
If you throw away a tooth and an animal finds it, your new tooth will be like a tooth of that animal.
If a dog steps on your pulled tooth, you will have a dog tooth.
If you do not put your tongue into the place of a vacant tooth, a gold tooth will grow there.
If you lose a tooth and put your tongue into the cavity, you will not have a tooth to come in.
After a tooth is pulled, if you will swallow a bubble from milk, a gold tooth will come.
When the juice stays in one’s teeth after he chews tobacco, good luck will follow.
If you put a tooth that has been pulled under your pillow on the same night, you will have good luck.
It brings good luck to carry a back jaw-tooth from the upper right side of the mouth.
If your teeth grow wide apart, you will be a traveller.
Teeth far apart in front are a sign of the owner’s being separated from home and friends.
You will have good luck, if you carry your wisdom tooth with you.
If you cut your wisdom teeth before you are twenty years old, you will not live long.
Some people cut three sets of teeth.
If you comb your hair after night-fall, you will get a whipping.
To comb hair after dark brings sorrow to the heart.
If you comb your hair at night, you will dream of the devil.
To comb your hair after sunset will make you forgetful.
If two people comb each other’s hair, the mother of the younger will die.
If two people comb anyone’s hair at the same time, the younger of the two will die.
If you let two persons comb your hair at the same time, you will die.
If someone begins to comb your hair and you finish the process yourself, bad luck will ensue.
If you comb your hair with a comb in which someone else has left some hairs, you will die before she does.
It causes bad luck to comb your hair in front of a looking-glass at night.
If you bury the combings of your hair under running water, your hair will grow as rapidly as the stream runs.
If a bright flame is produced from the combings of your hair thrown into the fire, you will have good health.
If the fire smoulders after you throw your hair into it, your death is approaching.
Wrap the palate lock on the crown of the head, to keep the palate from falling.
Tangles in your hair show that witches have been riding you.
Tangles in your hair show that the rats have slept in it.
If your hair is ruffled, mice have been playing in it.
To find a hair in the mouth is a sign that you will kiss a fool.
If you hold a lock of your lover’s hair, he will always be true to you.
If you plant some of your hair in the ground and it grows, you will die.
You will have good luck, if you rub your hands through the hair of a grey haired person.
If a straight-haired persons head is touched by a kinky-haired one, the hair of one of them will come out.
If you cut a lock of your hair out and put it under a rock, it will bring you good luck.
“Mole on the lip, you’re a little too flip”.
“Mole on the ear, money by the year.”
A mole under the ear is a sign that you will be hanged.
“Mole on neck, money by the peck.”
A mole on the neck is a sign that the person will be hanged.
“Mole on your back, money by the pack.”
“Mole on your arm, you are a gentleman’s charm.”
“Mole on your arm, you’ll live on a farm.”
“Mole on your breast, baby in the nest.
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