20 Weird Superstitions Explained by Experts

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Walking Under a Ladder

This one has a morbid beginning. Back in medieval times, ladders were associated with the gallows where people were hanged.

A person who made the mistake of walking under a ladder was believed to be facing their own death by hanging in the near future.

There was also the belief that because people were hanged from the top of the ladder, the area underneath was haunted.

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