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SUPERSTITION:  THREE CIGARETTES ON ONE MATCH


Description: It is bad luck to light three cigarettes from the same match

Origin: Europe, date uncertain

This may come from the Russian Orthodox Church, where three altar candles are lit from the same flame during a funeral service. Or it may come from the trenches of World War I, where anyone who kept a match alight for long enough to light three cigarettes risked the attention of the enemy.



 

THREE CIGARETTES ON ONE MATCH - NO PROBLEM IF THE MATCH IS THIS SIZE

THREE CIGARETTES ON ONE MATCH


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