The Story Behind | The Extraordinary History Behind the Ordinary
About This Show
Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world? Do you like trivia and fun facts? Have you lost hours to Wikipedia rabbit holes?
The Story Behind is the show for you! Trivia nerd Emily Prokop explores the origins and cool stories that surround the things, people and places you may never have wondered about before.
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Most Recent Episode
Luck in the Home | Opening an Umbrella Indoors, Breaking a Mirror, Walking Under a Ladder, Horseshoes (TSB046)
2 days ago
Ever wonder why it’s bad luck to open an umbrella indoors? Or why breaking a mirror is said to bring seven years of bad luck? Or why you shouldn't walk under a ladder? Or maybe you’ve always wondered why horseshoes are said to bring luck. For the month of March, I’ll be looking at the stories behind common superstitions and symbols of luck. I’m your host, Emily Prokop, and this is The Story Behind Luck in the Home. Follow The Story Behind: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Website Got a favorite podcast? Use the hashtag #TryPod to let others know about it through the month of March. Check out #PodernFamily on Twitter to find other great indie podcasts like this one. If you enjoy podcasts about history, literature, archeology, and the arts, check out the hashtag #HumanitiesPodcasts on Twitter to find more podcasts like this one. Click here to support this podcast on Patreon. Media: Music for Makers Sources: http://www.snopes.com/luck/superstition/breakmirror.asp