Whether it’s touching wood, avoiding the number 13 or crossing your fingers for luck you are not alone, over 51 million (78%) Brits believe in superstitions.
New research* carried out by Ladbrokes Casino, found that 30% of us cross our fingers for luck and 32% believe finding a penny is also lucky.
More than two out of five Brits (41%) believe walking under a ladder will bring bad luck and over a third (35%) believe that touching wood will prevent something bad happening to them.
The same research also found that a quarter (25%) of Brits believe that burning ears is a sign that someone is talking about you.
Women proved to be more superstitious with 83% saying they believed in superstitions compared to 70% of men.