Discussion in 'Coin Chat' started by beaver96, Jan 21, 2021.
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Today, something similar is done with pets...but the only coins involved are the ones you give to the Vet...
If they don't choke and gag on their new found wealth.
As you can tell, my wife and I are extreme animal lovers, with a Pitt Bull mix, Rottweiler mix, an Australian Shepherd (not a mix), two Chiweenies, and a cat. The cat lives in my office. The only ones we bought were the Chiweenies. The others were dropped at our door.
Very interesting. I like it. However, my boss has given me many knives over the years because one of his many hobbies is collecting them. He orders them constantly and when they arrive in the mail, if he doesn't quite like them for whatever reason, he gives them to me. I got a drawer full of them at home because of this. Nothing bad has happened.....yet.
I've got some friends much older than I am who came from Sicily many years ago. They are in their 80's and the next time I see them I'll ask them why this is a superstition in Sicily.
Lastly, I found this on Google a few moments ago in regards to the knife / penny superstition. Interesting.
... or have to spend the money on dental bills to repair or pull a broken tooth!
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