Monthly Archives: April 2010

Some Appalachian superstitions

Easter’s around the corner. If you keep chickens, be sure to color those biddies’ eggs; otherwise they won’t hatch! Ever heard that before? Appalachia’s full of such superstitions. Here’re a few: Weather:Aching joints indicate rain.When a bobwhite calls, it’s praying for rain.Thick, tight shucks on corn indicate bad weather.Killing a black snake and hanging it […]

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