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Sneezing Superstition

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Superstitions about Sneezing have been around for generations, many of our ancient ancestors have thought that our soul was in our heads, so when we sneeze it is giving us a sign. Whether it be an unlucky sign or a great sign, people were undecided on the luck of sneezing.

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“The Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians considered the sneeze a kind of internal oracle that warned them in times of danger and foretold future good or evil. Sneezing to the right was considered lucky; to the left, unlucky.” http://www.unexplainedstuff.com

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Although sneezing can be explained by science, we simply sneeze because of dust, allergies, or a simple cold. But, so many people believe sneezing has other meanings, omens, bad or good.

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Earliest myths of sneezing from the Epytian and Roman cultures because they believed our souls were connected to our heads, that when we sneeze it means there is a change coming, bad or good but a change, and Romans even saluted sneezing when it happened.

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So, can we sum up that maybe just maybe sneezing is a omen, whether it can be a great thing, or a bad thing, or maybe its just a dust bunny coming after our noses, making us sneeze, but the great thing about superstitions is we can believe whatever we want.