There are numerous superstitions focused on cats in France.
So if you believe in luck and wouldn’t mind some good fortune, then never cross a French stream holding a cat.
A strong French superstition says that having 13 people around the dinner table is going to bring some ill wind your way.
This superstition is believed to have come from the Last Supper, where one of the 13 diners - Judas Iscariot - ended up being a traitor.
Secondly, when it comes to smoking, never light a cigarette from a candle, because the old wives' tale says this will result in the death of a sailor, or he will at least lose his job.Never place a baguette or a loaf of bread on a table upside down, apparently.If you do, then you and the people it's for risk being struck down with a hunger curse.And here comes the most ridiculous of them all: Wives should never iron their husbands underpants whilst wearing a belt – it will lead to him suffering kidney pain. And if you're looking for some good luck, wear a polka dot dress on New Year's Day, or bring a table into a new home before the rest of the furniture, or twiddle the red bobble on top of a sailor's bonnet.Dating is a stage of romantic relationships in humans whereby two people meet socially with the aim of each assessing the other's suitability as a prospective partner in an intimate relationship or marriage.