What does it Mean when you Drop a Spoon?

Have you ever heard the saying “dropping cutlery brings guests’? Well, we have. It is a typical Irish kitchen superstition passed on from generation to generation. Are these superstitions true? Who knows. That’s why they’re superstitions. This belief carries the notion that if you drop a piece of cutlery, someone is coming, but who? When you drop a knife, it is believed that a man will visit. When you drop a fork, a visit from a woman is expected. What then happens when you drop a spoon? From what we’ve heard, things can go two ways when you drop a … Read more


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