The superstition of the sewers

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The superstition of the sewers

Postby Santi » Sat Sep 29, 2018 6:45 pm

Many have wondered about such a thing to see it in the movie. Well, apparently it's a very widespread superstition in Sweden. I reproduce here the complete text of an article that I found on the internet about superstitions in the world. The part referring to clear Sweden:
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"Some Swedish manhole covers have the letter K of" Källvatten "(drinking water), but many think it is to represent the word" Kärlek "(love); and other sewers have the letter A of "Avloppsvatten" (wastewater), which many others interpret as a symbol for "Avbruten" (rupture). In Sweden it is easy to recognize the locals when they see them jumping to avoid stepping on the latter ... and they say that the "antidote" to reverse bad luck in the love of the person who accidentally steps on an A is to give him three pats on the back."
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Elin's shoes over a sewer, in the movie.

Written in Spanish by Mordecai in this forum (viewtopic.php?f=11&t=1880), translated to English now.
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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby fish » Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:36 am

It really was a capsule of Swedish life wasn't it?

Nice one Santi and Mordecai. *:)* *:)*
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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby Ian » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:14 am

Strange folk. :P
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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby Santi » Sun Sep 30, 2018 10:51 am

Oh shit, my foot stepped on this. :r

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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby fish » Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:36 am

Santi wrote:Oh shit...

Oh dear.
Three pats on the back needed for you then, eh? :P :lol:
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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby Santi » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:28 am

yes, but...
It is at the exit of the school!!! :twisted:

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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby fish » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:26 am

Santi wrote:...the exit of the school!!!

Phew!
I'm glad Agnes and Elin didn't step on it when they left school holding hands.
That might have led to all sorts of snuggling between them. :shock:

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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby Santi » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:24 am

Yes, but near there is one bigger one :shock:

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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby fish » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:38 am

They're cropping up everywhere. :shock:
Another case for Ian's alien conspiracies. :roll: :P
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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby Santi » Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:51 am

¿UFO friends of Ian, will have something to do with this?

¿Sylteskolan's works will include a landing strip for UFOs?
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Re: The superstition of the sewers

Postby fish » Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:42 am

Santi wrote:¿UFO friends of Ian...

:shock: *:)* :lol:
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