I try to eat Twelve Grapes wear yellow underwear and sometimes to insure added benefits in the GOOD LUCK department I wear two pairs of underwear, (A different color of course). Superstitious? Who me? ABSOLUTELY YES! I love superstitions, Folklore and traditions; (not necessarily my own)... A few years ago I entered a small shop in Boca Raton, Florida. It was owned by a Danish man, it was New Year's eve; he knew me well I was a god customer. and my superstitious rituals that year included lighting candles of different colors; ( a bit like the underwear) to symbolize my wishes. As I said I was a good customer and the shop owner liked me; he even sold Chinese Money Candles,(which is admittedly a very superstitious thing to sell) but my superstitious nature that day seemed to offend him somehow. He was not himself at all; he decided to explain;
"In my native Denmark we have delicious fish dishes on New Year's Eve. My wife is Hungarian and she will not allow the Danish traditions because she says that in Hungary eating fish on New Year's eve means your luck will swim away."