A couple of days ago, I found a ladybug hanging out on my desk in the office. Since I’ve heard that ladybugs are lucky, I opted to let the pretty thing out the window rather than killing it. There’s no harm in doing everything that I can to boost my luck right? Here are four other good luck charms that you’ve never heard of.
The rhyme goes, “Find a penny, pick it up. All day long, you’ll have good luck.” Some believe that this is only true if the penny is face up. If you pick up a penny that is face down, you’ll encounter bad luck!
Acorns being thought of as “lucky” comes from Norse beliefs. They were placed on window sills to attract good luck and protect the home from lightning striking. In more recent times, you can find acorns carved from wood at the end of older pull cords for window shades. Time to start looking for oak trees!
These song-singing insects have been considered “lucky” for centuries in a number of different cultures. Crickets, like acorns, are thought to attract good luck and to protect the home. Removing or killing the cricket is thought to be bad luck. Another fun fact about crickets: female crickets don’t sing.
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Did you know that the items mentioned above are considered good luck? What are some other unusual items that you’ve heard are good luck?
- Lisa I.