1574. If the stone step of a newly built house cracks, there will be an early death in the family
1575. If a board warps in a porch, you may expect a death in the family.
1576. To build a new house where an old one stood will cause a death in the family.
1577. It brings bad luck to cut a door or a window in a house after it is built. If you cut a new door in an old house, there will be a death in your family.
1578. When dirt is lifted, if it is thrown away from the house, there will be good luck for the household.
1579. It causes bad luck when dirt is lifted, if it is thrown toward the house.
1580. If a chimney is blown from your house during a storm, you will have good luck if it falls on the right of the house.................. .Blue Grass
1581. If you build a new house and move at once into it, one of the family will die.
1582. If you give an entertainment upon moving into a new house, you will have good luck.
1583. If when you move into a new house you take into it first a basket of food, you will have good luck and a sufficiency of food.................Blue Grass
1584. If you take a cat with you when you move, you will have three years of bad luck..........Mountains
1585. It brings good luck, when you move into a newly built house, to hang a bag of salt in the kitchen behind the stove.......................Mountains
1586. When she moves, the woman should not enter the new home without salt...............Mountains
1587. When you move, do not take salt into the house first.
1588. To carry an old broom to a new house brings bad luck.
1589. In moving into a new house, do not take the broom in first.
1590. It brings good luck, when you move into a new home, to take the handle of the broom in first.
1591. You must never take your broom with you when you move.
1592. In taking up residence at a new place, throw a broom before you through the front door.
1593. Never move from a house without throwing a broom over it.
1594. To sweep a house after the moving is done will bring bad luck.
1595. If you are hit by a broom, you will be arrested.
1596. If you hit a person with a broom, he will spend the greater part of his life in prison.
1597. If the person struck with a broom spits on the broom, he averts the prison omen.
1598. If you hit a person with a broom, you will make him lazy.
1599. To step over a broom is a sign of slovenliness.
1600. If you step over a broom when it is on the floor, you will have bad luck.
1601. To step backward over a broom brings bad luck.
1602. It brings good luck to fall over a broom handle.
1603. It causes bad luck to hand a person a broom from a window.
1604. It is unwise to carry a broom from the front door-through the house to the back.
1605. If a broom falls in front of a door, there will be disaster to the one who goes through that door.
1606. You will have bad luck if you place a broom with the handle above.
1607. It causes bad luck to lean a broom against a bed.
1608. If you drop a great many broom-straws out of a broom, you will have good luck.
1609. If a bunch of straws comes out of the broom when you are sweeping, name it and place it over the door. The person named will call.
1610. If you drop a broom while you are sweeping, you will get a new carpet.
1611. Do not sweep under one's feet, for he will never be rich.
1612. If you sweep under a sick person's bed, he will die.
1613. If you let any one sweep under your feet with a broom, you will have bad luck.
1614. If you let some one sweep under your feet, you will never be married.
1615. If you sweep your feet with a broom, you will never be married.
1616. It brings bad luck to sweep dirt from a room out of the door.
1617. If you sweep dirt out of your door during the first part of the week, you will have bad luck all the week.
1618. It causes bad luck to stir the fire with a broom.
1619. If the broom falls across the doorway, someone will call.
1620. If two people sweep a floor together, they may expect bad luck.
1621. If you sweep after dark, you will bring sorrow to your heart.
1622. If you sweep dirt out of the house at night, before a month is over a member of the family will be carried out the door a corpse.
1623. It brings bad luck to sweep a porch after night.
1624. If you take up ashes or sweep them out after four o'clock in the afternoon, you will have bad luck.
1625. If you sweep the house after the sun goes down, you may expect a man caller.
1626. If you move the furniture in your sitting room every month, you will have good luck.
1627. Never put your foot on a bed, for you will have bad luck.
1628. If spinning rolls are not laid in the same direction in which they come off the cards, they will not spin ..................................Mountains
1629. It brings bad luck to sit on a trunk.
1630. If you turn a chair around, whoever sits down in it will have bad luck all of his life.
1631. You will shorten your days if you turn a chair around on one leg.
1632. To turn a chair around on one leg is a sign that you will soon get a whipping.
1633. To avert the disaster incident to turning a chair around, turn it in the reverse direction.
1634. It causes bad luck for anyone to put a foot on your chair.
1635. If one unconsciously turns a chair, a calf will die. ...................................Mountains
1636. Two chairs with their backs together promise good luck.
1637. Two chairs set back to back accidentally promise company.
1638. It brings bad luck for a chair or a table to creak.
1639. The rocking of an empty rocking-chair indicates the coming of bad luck.