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09/18/2013 03:57 pm ET Updated Nov 18, 2013

21 Weird Food Superstitions

Danielle Walsh

Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that you should never give a knife to a friend? If you're constantly in the kitchen, you should probably consider these 21 superstitions so you don't end up unmarried, childless, friendless, or worse.

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21 Food Superstitions

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