From days gone past to today superstitions have guided and molded our world and belief systems. Some of them are based on observations of what happens around us and are backed up by scientific discovery. Some of them are the pure fancy brought about by fears of the unknown, stories, or false information spread by charlatans. Regardless though, many of our day to day activities are here because of these beliefs. So whether or not you buy into them, check them out and see how many things you do that are based on the whims and whiles of our grandfathers.
Currently I only have a handful of articles based on superstitions though many more are to come.Superstitions about spit/saliva: The Magickal Uses of Spittle