15 Superstitions You Probably Grew Up With If You’re From South Carolina

Some people are staunch believers in superstition. Do you step over cracks on the sidewalk? How about avoiding walking under ladders? If so, you’re a believer. Not only are superstitions excessively credulous beliefs in things that make no sense to nonbelievers, but they also sort of chronicle the history and culture of a region. We found an archived historic document complied on a typewriter in 1936 by a resident of Lancaster, SC after she interviewed several area residents. It contains quite a few legendary superstitions handed down through time in South Carolina. Fifteen of them are listed below. How many did you grow up hearing and/or believing?

Did any of these sound familiar? What superstitions do you follow most? Add to this list by adding your faves in the comments below or on Facebook!