Russians tend to have a lot of superstitions and are terrified of bad luck, and some of them are quite silly from an outsider’s perspective. My family is Russian, so I thought it would be fun to share some of the superstitions I grew up with.
Knocking wood for luck comes from times when people believed that trees served as the homes for protective spirits or gods. Since trees are so firmly rooted in the earth, knocking wood may have had the additional aspect of intensifying a wish.
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