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Trick or Truth? Halloween Myths and Legends Unraveled

Laura Mundow • October 29, 2013 • Holiday StoriesComments (0)
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Today’s Halloween is a fun-filled romp of wacky costumes, a dentist-frightening amount of candy and paper-skeleton-festooned parties. Although it has moved far from its original roots, there is still a witch’s cauldron worth of myths and urban legends surrounding October 31. Some are centuries old; some have been around only a decade or two. Some [...]

Tread Lightly…The Most Common Superstitions from Around The World!

Pimsleur Approach • October 22, 2013 • Holiday StoriesComments (1)
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Do you avoid flying on Friday the 13th? Are you the kind of person that throws a pinch of salt over your shoulder if you’ve spilled it? Would you be alarmed if you broke a mirror? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, then you believe in superstitions – or perhaps you abide [...]

Christmas in Chiang Mai

Pimsleur Approach • December 24, 2012 • Holiday StoriesComments (0)
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When most people think of Christmas, it is snow and cold and family togetherness. In 2011, we celebrated our holiday in sunny Thailand with a diverse group of strangers from all over the world, sharing our food, customs and languages with each other. We had been living in Chiang Mai, Thailand for a few months [...]

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