In some parts of England, rum is used to wash a baby's head for good luck.
An acorn at the window will keep lightning out
Breaking a mirror is said to bring bad luck for 7 years. To "undo" this, take the shards of glass and bury them underneath the moonlight. In ancient times, the mirror was said to be a window to the viewer's soul. If that mirror were to break, it would
Many believe that if all of the candles on a birthday cake are blown out with one breath, while making a silent wish, the wish will come true.
Collect seven or nine different flowers on midsummer eve and place them under your pillow and it is said that you will dream of your future spouse. (Sweden)
Two people breaking a wishbone is said to lead to good luck for the person with the larger piece.
Once a wedding ring has been placed on the finger, it is considered bad luck to remove it.
If one walks underneath an open ladder it is said to bring bad luck. Sometimes it is said that this can be undone by immediately walking backwards back underneath the ladder.