KeelingLovesCornholes: Superstition or myth I dunno, but they believe you will get sick if you walk around without shoes on. Something about covering the soles of your feet helps you avoid colds.
THX 1138: Luckily we're enlightened so we can laugh at their silly superstitions from our buildings that don't have a 13th floor.
KatjaMouse: What's up with the lady bugs?
The Voice of Doom: 1. check2. never heard of it3. semi-check; didn't know there was a superstition connected with it, just thought it was a custom4. never heard of it; then again, I've never been a stage actor5. never heard of it6. never heard of it7. check; though it was more common for a Pfennig found in the street to be referred to as a lucky one8. never heard of it9. never heard of it10. read about that somewhere
Ecobuckeye: KeelingLovesCornholes: Superstition or myth I dunno, but they believe you will get sick if you walk around without shoes on. Something about covering the soles of your feet helps you avoid colds.I was told by my Oma that this only applies to months with an r in the name.
maggoo: 1-Chimney sweeps are repositories of good luck everywhere.2-Never, ever say "cheers," or "Prost," with water in Germany.3-When greeting your German drinking buddies, instead of waving, you should knock on the table.4-German actors spit on each other's left shoulders - though only once they're in costume.5-Giving a German knives as a gift means that you are wishing them and everyone in their household injury and death.6-?The site died on me
maggoo: 2-Never, ever say "cheers," or "Prost," with water in Germany.
IXI Jim IXI: No "Try to take over the world twice a century"?
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quick_thinkfast: They literally believe a slight breeze can cause all sorts of horrible ailments.
quick_thinkfast: #11 fear of air conditions and open windows.This fear of the so called zuglüft among central Europeans drives me absolutely nuts living here.They literally believe a slight breeze can cause all sorts of horrible ailments.And the mold. Oh god the mold
grinding_journalist: Who would you rather have run the world: Americans, or Germans?
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