What brings good (or bad) luck in Japan?
Test your cultural expertise with our weekly quiz question.
Last week we asked about Weltverbesserungswahn in Germany. Here’s the correct answer:
C. Both are likely to come from the desire that the world could be a better place, the meaning of Weltverbesserungswahn.
This week’s question is about Japan:
Which of the following are seen as good or bad luck in traditional Japanese superstition?
A. The first person you meet on a particular day is a woman
B. The first person you meet on a particular day is a Buddhist priest
C. You get a bird dropping on your head
D. You are overtaken by a funeral procession on the street
Know the answer? Know any more Japanese superstitions? Leave a comment, and check next week’s post for the explanations.
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