Wex's blog menu

Poo Poo Poo

Jews are superstitious. What's up with that?

I think that this is a tradition, but I do not know how it came about. Why when we wish to avoid ain horah do we extend the pointer finger and the tall finger when we spit three times and then say poo, poo, poo?

My guess (and it really is a guess) is that the fingers were there to keep anybody else from being able to catch the saliva and put a spell on the spitter.

Below are some items for sale from eBay for those of you with an interest in Yiddish.

No items matching your keywords were found.

,

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Powered by WordPress. Designed by Woo Themes