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Weird Canadian traditions & superstitions

Lisa Wojna

Weird Canadian traditions & superstitions

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Published by Blue Bike Books in [Edmonton] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Superstition -- Canada -- Miscellanea,
  • Superstitions -- Canada -- Miscellanées

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWeird Canadian traditions and superstitions
    StatementLisa Wojna.
    GenreMiscellanea, Miscellanées
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF1775 .W636 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24077558M
    ISBN 109781897278581
    LC Control Number2009482609

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Knocking on wood for good luck is one of history's most enduring superstitions. It comes from thousands of years of mythology, folklore, and religious belief that trees were sacred. Ancient people, from Chaldea to Sumatra to the British Isles, believed that trees housed gods and nature spirits, who controlled the seasons.

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