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Old 13 February 2008, 05:18 AM
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Old 13 February 2008, 05:23 AM
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My Mom always says if the left itches then you will get money (windfall). Right hand means you will lose money (unexpected debt).

I've found it to usually mean I got into something I shouldn't have and am having a reaction.
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Old 13 February 2008, 07:09 AM
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An old wives Tale if your left hand itches it means....?and if your right hand itches it means....?
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Old 15 February 2008, 12:17 AM
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Your right hand itches you will meet a stranger,Thats the hand you shake hands with. Left hand you will recive Money...It really works,I got a unexpected check in mail yesterday.( my cousin paid me back but owed it to me over a year ago.)LOL
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Old 20 February 2008, 11:31 PM
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My mother used to say, if the palms(s) of your hand itched, you were going to "come into money" in some way or other, but if it was your left hand that itched, it'd be you paying money out. "left it leaves, right it recieves" was how the superstition went.

(there was also a similar superstition about ears/ cheeks burning. it was that if your ear or cheek burned, someone was "talking about you", and that it was "left for love, right for spite" )
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Old 21 February 2008, 07:42 PM
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Your right hand itches you will meet a stranger,Thats the hand you shake hands with. Left hand you will recive Money...It really works,I got a unexpected check in mail yesterday.( my cousin paid me back but owed it to me over a year ago.)LOL
thats the way I've always heard it
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Old 21 February 2008, 08:06 PM
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I'd only ever heard that if your palm itches (either one), you're going to get money.

Also, when the sole of your foot itches, it means you're going to travel.

Neither ever came true.
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Old 21 February 2008, 10:21 PM
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My mother used to say, if the palms(s) of your hand itched, you were going to "come into money" in some way or other, but if it was your left hand that itched, it'd be you paying money out. "left it leaves, right it recieves" was how the superstition went.
Same here, well Hartlepool anyway.


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(there was also a similar superstition about ears/ cheeks burning. it was that if your ear or cheek burned, someone was "talking about you", and that it was "left for love, right for spite" )
As teen-agers we used to write

Left ear for love
Right ear for spite.
My left ear was burning
All through the night.
Don't be mistaken,
Don't be misled.
I had my hot water bottle
Next to my head.

On Valentine cards
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Your right hand itches you will meet a stranger,Thats the hand you shake hands with. Left hand you will recive Money...It really works,I got a unexpected check in mail yesterday.( my cousin paid me back but owed it to me over a year ago.)LOL
This is basically what my mother used to tell me. Left means you'll receive money and the right means you're going to have a visitor.
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Old 28 February 2008, 03:25 PM
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Hmmm round here "my palm is itching" means watch it, child, you're heading for a smack if you keep that up!

Tia (who can't actually smack her children whether or not she'd like to or believes it would be the right thing to do since the children are adopted and in the UK it's illegal to smack an adopted child).
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