Besom (Broom) Lore

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Stormy Stewart

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@karlyn255

On Halloween there is a little "WITCH" in all of us. Here is some (Besom)broom Lore.

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  1. Never step over a broom laying on the floor, if you do & are unmarried you will stay that way.
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  2. When moving into a new home, a loaf of bread & a new broom should be sent in first for good luck.
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  3. It is bad luck to take a broom across water.
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  4. Never lean a broom against a bed.
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  5. To keep a ghost out, lean a broom against the door jam.
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  6. To give away a used broom is bad luck.
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  7. A broom should never be used to sweep dust out of the front door, because it sweeps the luck out with it.
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  8. Never sweep a house at night. It is an insult to the faeries & the spirits of the dead.
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  9. A broom standing outside the front door says that the lady of the house is away & the men of the house are at liberty to entertain guests.
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  10. A broom dropping in front of the door means company before the day is over.
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  11. Always pick up, for luck, a broom that is lying on the floor or ground.
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  12. Always sweep dirt out the back door or you will sweep away your best friend.
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  13. Bad luck will befall you all year, if you sweep on New Year's Day.
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  14. Burn up the rubbish when you sweep on New Year's Day and you will have money throughout the new year.
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  15. Carry a broom under your arm for luck.
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  16. Carrying a broom over your shoulder will give you bad luck.
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  17. Do not sweep immediately after the departure of a guest or you will sweep him bad luck.
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  18. Dropping a broom while sweeping is the sign of a new carpet.
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  19. Hitting someone with a broom means that he will go to jail before a week has passed.
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  20. If a broom falls as you are passing it, you will have bad luck.
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  21. If a broom falls in front of you and you step over it before picking it up, you will have a "bed of sickness."
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  22. If dirt is swept out a door before sunrise, you may expect bad luck.
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  23. If dirt is swept out of the house on Friday, the house will burn.
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About Besom (Broom) Lore

Course/Dish: Other Non-Edibles
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #halloween, #lore




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