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Episode 36 - Wishing Wells

6/16/2019
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When you wish upon a...well? Wishing wells date back all the way to the early Roman empire. Amanda hosts this episode and takes us on a history lesson about the origin of the wishing well, and also shares with us that she has a bizarre phobia of tiny holes. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:18:17

Episode 35- Chopsticks

6/2/2019
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Feeling hungry? Grab those chopsticks and keep them side by side as you listen to Tammy tell you why they can be good luck, bad luck or predictive of future happiness. Up the ante by eating stir-fry (Erin's favorite) while you listen to the episode. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:27:08

Episode 34 - Pregnancy Superstitions

5/19/2019
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If you can overlook the bad Gone with the Wind Reference, this week Erin talks international pregnancy superstitions, how to know if you're having a boy or a girl and Chinese Gender Prediction Calendars. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:30:15

Episode 33 - The Curse of the Opal Stone

5/5/2019
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Opals are not the new diamonds - not according to Amanda anyway! The beautiful kaleidoscopic gemstone has a long history that ends in a possible curse. Also, special shout out to our friends over at And That's Why We Drink podcast for reminding us how hilarious Em was when she didn't know what Consumption was.

Duration:00:23:28

34: Episode 32 - The Lucky Rabbit's Foot

4/21/2019
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Just in time for Easter! (Happy Easter by the way). Tammy takes us down the dark history of the rabbit's foot, the luck associated with it, and Erin throws in a Teddy Roosevelt story. Just because. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:27:54

33: Episode 31- Water travel, ships and sailing

4/7/2019
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Erin gets to talk about Outlander! While binge watching her favorite show, Erin stumbled across all kinds of superstition related to travel over the water, sailing and ships! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:25:22

32: Episode 30 - a bit on bees

3/24/2019
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Following the old celtic tradition of keeping bees informed of life changes - Amanda leads this episode and informs the girls on all things bee related superstition. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:19:37

31: Episode 29 - Don't Split the Pole

3/10/2019
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Bread and Butter! Bread and Butter! Have you ever seen people chasing each other around a pole shouting this? Erin and Amanda hadn't either. Tammy hosts this week and dives down the path behind the superstition of why it's a bad idea to let a pole split between two people while walking. Be on the lookout for plenty of gluten related jokes. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:17:01

30: Episode 28 - The Evil Eye

2/24/2019
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Hit the high fashion houses, and load up on your protective talismans. This week we're talking about the Evil Eye and how you can protect yourself from its malevolent glare. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:16:00

29: One Year Anniversary!

2/13/2019
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Feeling Salty? It's our one year anniversary of this podcast! Thanks for a great year of support and creepy superstitions. Here's a quick update of what's to come. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:05:09

28: Episode 27 - Toasting with Water

2/10/2019
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Cheers! Did you know it's good luck to toast your glass, but not if you have water in it? Find out why! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:18:00

27: Episode 26 - Wedding Superstitions

1/27/2019
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Calling all brides and brides to be! This episode is FULL of wedding superstitions. We cover everything from the "Something Borrowed, Something Blue," poem to more obscure theories about mirrors, food and changelings! If you're already married - not to worry. Listen and find out what you did right! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:45:55

26: Episode 25 - Eyelashes and Good Luck

1/13/2019
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Calling all Cornish schoolgirls! The history of blowing away an eyelash and bringing about great fortune can be traced back to schoolyard games in Cornwall. Be sure you aren't actually pulling out those eyelashes though - that's just bad luck! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:18:29

25: Episode 24 - Bird Poop is good luck

12/30/2018
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In the most disgusting (in Erin and Tammy's opinion) topic to date, Amanda hosts this short episode and gives us a brief background into why this can actually be a good thing. A serious case of the giggles hits the girls and Tammy finally understands Erin's pain in editing. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:14:14

24: Episode 23 - Opening an Umbrella Inside

12/16/2018
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Have you ever heard the expression "Make it Rain?" Did you know that it originated from the idea that opening an umbrella indoors could make bad luck rain upon you? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:22:47

23: Episode 22 - Lucky Penny

12/2/2018
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Looking for a message from the great beyond? This is the episode for you! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:19:15

22: Happy Thanksgiving

11/22/2018
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Happy Thanksgiving to all, and to all a goodnight. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:01:04

21: Episode 21- The Wishbone

11/18/2018
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Just in time for Thanksgiving! Learn about the early superstitions of "Merrythoughts" and good fortune associated with bird divination and lucky bones. Happy Thanksgiving! We are thankful for YOU! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:27:10

20: Episode 20- Counting Crows

11/4/2018
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1 for Sorrow 2 for Joy 3 for a Girl 4 for a Boy Tammy leads this episode as the girls dive into the poem about counting crows (or magpies, and no, Erin, they aren't the same animal), debate the kindness of a cat's appearance and encourage Amanda to start planning a musical for the podcast's one year anniversary in February. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:32:16

19: Episode 19 - Walking Under Ladders

10/21/2018
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The girls get their first ever listener gift, think they see a ghost in the studio and dive deep into the history of why it's bad luck to walk under a ladder. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Duration:00:24:35