Holy cow, I wrote a book!
In Korea, it is generally believed that leaving a fan on in an enclosed room
can be fatal.
looks at cultural superstitions
and wrote a Slate article focusing on
the scourge of Korean fan death.
My mother told me that handling cellophane tape makes you sterile.
Though that may have just been her way of getting me to stop
playing with cellophane tape.
What strange cultural superstitions exist in your part of the world?
(Of course, this is a bit of an unfair question, because if you genuinely
believe it, then you won't recognize it as a strange cultural superstition!)
Clarification: Please reply in the spirit of the article.
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