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11-8-2020, 09:16 UTC
Czech Christmas Calendar
 

Throwing a shoe

On Christmas Eve, after dinner, people used to try to foretell the future. One of the simplest rituals was throwing a shoe. Single girls threw one of their shoes behind them. If it fell pointing to the door, the girl would get married and leave the house within a year.



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