Friday is considered unlucky because Jesus was crucified on Friday, but in Greece and the Spanish-speaking world, Tuesday is considered the unluckiest day of the week because the Ottoman Turks conquered Constantinople on a Tuesday (May 29, 1453).
Asked in Superstitions
Which number is unlucky for some lucky for others?
All numbers have people who thing they are lucky and others who believe they are unlucky. Luck is usually personly interpreted. ...
Asked in Friday the 13th
What are some reasons a person can feel unlucky some days?
Some people attribute unlucky days to superstitious beliefs such as when the 13th of a month falls on a Friday. Many people also attribute it to their karma which has a religious connotation. Others feel that it might be that they cannot be lucky all the time and therefore must experience "unluck" at some point. ...
Asked in Energy, Renewable Energy, Solar Power
Why is solar energy a better source of energy in some countries than other?
Some countries are more exposed to the Sun than others. Some countries are more exposed to the Sun than others. Some countries are more exposed to the Sun than others. Some countries are more exposed to the Sun than others. ...
Asked in Germany in WW2, Economics, Poverty
Why is there poverty in some countries and not in other countries?
Some countries are richer than others.
Asked in Volcanoes
Why volcanoes effects some countries more than others?
because some countries have more, and more active volcanoes than others.
Asked in Roman Empire
What is the roman word for Friday?
The Romans had no word for Friday. They did not name the days of their week, they connoted them by the divisions of their calendar and with numbers denoting the number of days before the next calendar division. Our word for Friday has a hazy background. Some claim it is from Old English, others say it is from High German and yet others say it is from Old Norse. The Romans had no word for Friday. They did not name the...
Asked in Seasons
Fall is to summer as Monday is to what?
Tuesday because Fall is right after Summer as is Tuesday and Monday. (: Your welcome. Tuesday (Original Answer by Other) Fall is to Summer as Monday is to ______? (Question) The correct answer would be Sunday. Tuesday is after Monday but isn't correct because it says Monday first not Tuesday, therefore the answer is Sunday. Fall follows Summer and Monday follows Sunday. I hope I explained it so everybody could understand why Sunday is correct rather than Tuesday. It is much harder to...
Asked in Signs and Omens
Is it a good omen to see a peacock?
That would depend entirely on your take on peacocks. Some cultures consider them good luck. Others see them as unlucky. The peacock is thought to represent an over-blown pride, certain royalty, and some god-heads. The feathers of a peacock are unlucky unless presented as a gift. I have friends that keep peacocks as "guard" animals, as they are very noisy and can be aggressive with strangers. It can be very unlucky to wonder into their yard at times. ...