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10. Being Too Superstitious
Mildred was very superstitious. She believed that black
and walking under ladders were unlucky. Her friends
family would make fun of her for being
superstitious. Her brother tried to explain to her
superstitions are not real. She never believed him
. There have even been times where she went
of her way because of superstitions.
was very scared to take a math test.
is a superstition that says that carrying a
foot brings good luck. Although Mildred could not
a real rabbit's foot, she brought a key
of a rabbit foot. Another time, Mildred's friends
her to get pizza at a new restaurant.
was about to go inside the restaurant when
saw the restaurant's phone number included "666." "666"
considered to be unlucky, so she left.
, it was raining pretty hard. When Mildred went
the mall, she noticed that a woman still
her umbrella opened! Umbrella indoors are supposed to
bad luck. She ran up to the woman
asked if she could close her umbrella. The
looked at her with a disturbed face. "Don't
me what to do," she said. The woman
walking around the mall with her umbrella opened
to annoy Mildred, who wanted to leave the
immediately to avoid any bad luck. Her mom
her to stay. "Mildred, nothing bad is going
happen," she said. Mildred stayed in the mall
four hours. Her mom was right. Nothing bad