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Opening an umbrella inside
Did you know? It's believed in the U.S., that opening an umbrella while inside a building will bring bad luck.
This superstition most likely stems from pure pragamatism. Umbrellas used to be larger and more unwieldy, so opening them inside tends to result in broken things and accidents.
Bringing an already opened umbrella inside however, is totally fine.
Hey! Wait 'til we're outside! Don't you know it's bad luck to open an umbrella indoors?
Four-leaf clovers
In the U.S., it's believed that four-leaf clovers will bring good luck. The more leaves, the better!
This superstition has its origins in pre-Christian Ireland, where the Druids believed that three-leaf and four-leaf clovers helped them see evil spirits approaching.
The chances of finding a four-leaf clover are 10,000 to one!



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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Do you know any other American superstitions?

Friday at 08:17 PM
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Hello Daniel,

Thank you for your comment.

The word you are after is "Pragmatism" - this means dealing with problems or tasks in a very practical manner.

I hope this helps and please let us know if you have any more questions.



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Tuesday at 04:14 AM
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pragamatism or pragmatism.?