Strangest Superstitions From Around The Globe That People Still Believe

Stepping On A Crack Would Break Your Mother's Back

5. Stepping On A Crack Would Break Your Mother’s Back

Quite a mouthful yet quite prevalent, stepping on a crack is another myth that involves cracking or breaking something that attracts an evil omen.

Having its roots in the African and European folklore, it is widely believed today that stepping on a crack would bring harm to a family member, precisely one’s mother.

Like broken mirrors, crevices in the road or anywhere are said to be the portals to the world of evil. Stepping on these cracks would usher these evil spirits into the world to harm a person.

So, the next time you are out to take a stroll, beware of any cracks or cavities! The Devil might just be waiting for you to travel between worlds.

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