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Knock on wood

Most Popular Superstitions Around The World

Knock on wood

Knocking on wood or simply saying knock on wood after making a hopeful statement finds its roots in the idea that youre tempting fate by acknowledging your good fortune. Its believed that the expression comes from an ancient belief that good spirits lived in trees so by knocking on something wooden a person was calling on the spirits for protection. Another reason why we should all be tree hugers.


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