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    Pet & Animal Superstitions
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  • Elephants
    In Siam, white elephants were rare and not made to work for their upkeep.

  • Fish
    Throw back the first fish you catch then you'll be lucky the whole day fishing.

    A superstition held by some fsherman it that it's bad luck to get married when the fish aren't biting.

    A fish should always be eaten from the head toward the tail.

    To dream of fish was meant to mean that someone you know is pregnant.

    If you count the number of fish you caught, you will catch no more that day.

    It's bad luck to say the word "pig" while fishing at sea.

  • Frogs
    Frogs, like toads, were once used by witches.

    A well known country cure for thrush was to hold a live frog with its head in the patient's mouth. As it breathed, so it drew the disease away and into itself. Warts could also be cured by rubbing a frog across them.

    The dried body of a frog worn in a silk bag around the neck averted epilepsy and other fits. Frogs were also used in love-magic.

    A frog brings good luck to the house it enters.

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