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It is well known that if you walk under a ladder or break a mirror you will have bad luck Is it really bad luck by walking under a ladder Is it true that if you break a mirror you will have seven years of bad luck It might be but it could also depend on the person themselves and what type of day they are having Maybe these superstitions were made from scratch or maybe there is a story behind them Where exactly did these superstitions beginSuperstitions have been around for centuries It all started when our ancestors became curious on how mysterious events happened Superstitions The breaking a mirror superstition and walking under a ladder superstition are well known ones that has been around almost since the beginning These two superstitions are known as bad luck There have been many reasons on why they are bad luckWhen a ladder is looked upon the shape that most people see is a triangle It could be a standing ladder or a ladder leaning against a wall however it is still a triangle It is usually said that the triangle represents the trinity the Father the Son and the Holy Spirit By walking underneath the ladder you are violating God It was known that you broke the trinity and God would become angry with you Mostly Christians of the Trinity faith were the only ones to believe this actual origin Superstitions Also the triangle represents the family If you walk under the ladder you break the whole of your family Collis 64Just as the trinity and the family reasons there are other reasons people believe how this superstition is bad luck The Egyptians believed that the triangle held special power because it was shaped like a pyramid and if you walked under that ladder you broke the power of the shape Superstitions The Egyptians often put ladders in the tombs of pharaohs The ladders were thought
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