11 Superstitions You’ll Only Understand If You Grew Up In Mississippi

Did you know that at one time, some Mississippians believed eating fried mice would cure small pox? Or that rubbing bacon on a wart would get rid of it? These superstitions, along with several others, were published in an 1889 edition of the Fayette Chronicle (a Jefferson County newspaper). And while they’re not widely known, there are plenty of other superstitions you’ve probably heard growing up in the Magnolia State. Ready to test your knowledge? Here are 11 superstitions most Mississippians will understand.

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So, did you hear these superstitions growing up? Have any to add? Tell us in the comments section.

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