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“Don’t greet while going to toilet” – some superstitions parents scare kids with

Pretty much every Ghanaian actually recalls a portion of the startling events that their folks told them were the results of doing specific things.

From losing your folks to seeing a phantom, guardians utilized a wide range of horrendous notions to terrify their wards from participating in specific activities.


In any case, turning out to be clear continuously guardians had valid justifications for controlling youngsters from doing specific things, however realizing that the children are interested creatures, they thought it advantageous to utilize strange notion.


The Merriam-Webster Dictionary characterizes odd notion as "a conviction or work on coming about because of obliviousness, feeling of dread toward the obscure, trust in wizardry or possibility, or bogus origination or causation".


The following are only a couple of such odd convictions that have stayed for certain individuals till date:


1. Try not to involve the water in that frame of mind to clean up or you will see phantoms.


2. Try not to sing while at the same time washing or your mom will bite the dust.


3. Assuming you clear at night, you are clearing your abundance away.


4. On the off chance that you wash late around evening time, a phantom will come and wash with you.


5. You don't welcome when you are going to the latrine.


6. Assuming your palm is tingling, it implies you are going to get cash. Also, assuming your legs are tingling, it implies you are going to travel.


7. Assuming at least two individuals just so happen to say exactly the same thing simultaneously, then, at that point, somebody is chattering about you.

The utilization of odd notion to place kids within proper limits has not halted totally. Despite the fact that civilization and mordenisation have stopped a portion of those convictions in specific pieces of the country, they actually exist in provincial networks.

Content created and supplied by: Abdul-Basit (via Opera News )

Ghanaian Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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