Superstitions All Latinos Know to Be Absolute Truth

Credit: @alexdano07 / Instagram

What is more Latino than over-the-top and confusing superstition? NOTHING. We’re superstitious about everything. This Friday the 13th, make sure you follow all the superstitions mami taught you or you might be in for a world of misery.

Keeping a full glass of water on the fridge or behind the bed absorbs evil spirits.

#vasodeagua #condóminio

A photo posted by Cristian Janpier (@cristian_llaro) on

I wonder how much this factors into the California drought…

Babies have to wear red to ward off bad energy.

Creencias chapinas ☺️ #FátimaBC #pulseraroja #babys #babygirl #guatemala

A photo posted by Lola Castañeda (@lalolac) on

But, like, red isn’t even my color, ma!

Keep an upside down broom behind the door if you want to prevent unwanted visitors.

Or, you could just use the broom to chase them out if they come over. Seems more effective IMHO.

If you put your purse or wallet on the floor the devil takes your money. ?

You know, because el diablo has NOTHING better to do.

READ: No One Knows Hot to Get Rid of Haters Like Curanderas

If you sweep a single woman’s feet, she will be single forever.

Girl, you better call your family Santero to fix this! #foreveralone

If you have a nightmare tell someone immediately or it will come true.

Oh Dios Que #Pesadilla… ???

A photo posted by Darleni Robles (@darlenirobles) on

But if you have a good dream, keep your mouth shut or it won’t happen for you.

If a bright colored bug gets in the house it is good luck.

However, if you get a dark bug is stuck in the house you better do whatever you can to get that damn thing out before all hell falls on you.

Staring at a dog while it poops mean you are going to get an eye pimple.

Me: Are you done yet?

If you cut a baby’s hair before they turn 1 it is bad luck.


Poor baby, they might’ve just ruined his life.

READ: 11 Latin American Legends Our Parents Used to Scare the Sh*t Out of Us

You NEVER ask someone to pass you the salt or you’ll get all their bad luck.

So it is totally OK to crawl across the table to get it on your own, right?

If they look at your baby and smile, they have to touch them or the baby will get sick.


A photo posted by Trisha (@trishadeeeee) on

Only way to cure this mal de ojo is with an egg.

If a fork falls, a woman will visit you and if a knife falls, a man will.

And if they both fall I assume your in-laws are around the corner. #theworstluck

Pinching a red-head could give you good luck.

Happy Friday?? have a good weekend ?

A photo posted by BELLA (@bellathorne) on

Because they are rare? Either way, cuidado Bella Thorne.

If you put your shirt on inside-out it means that someone is going to give you a gift soon.

This is how #paisas roll in #soma #barefoot #fuggit #insideoutshirt #ghetto #prollyyourtio

A photo posted by Jorge Alonzo (@djorgie1) on

You know, like abuelita might be buying you shoes or something.

If you are pregnant and rub your belly, the baby will get a mole in that place.

Which means you should stop letting Juanito touch your tummy whenever he walks by.

If you are pregnant during a lunar eclipse you need to stay inside or the baby will have a birth defect.


OK, guys. I think we have gone too far with all these superstitions.

Share this story because it is important to make sure your friends are safe and it is up to you to educate them. ✊

Spanish Words that Have No English Translation


Spanish Words that Have No English Translation

Spanish is a beautiful language, but sadly there aren’t translations for these words to do them justice…


Credit: yahoonewsuk / Tumblr

It’s when you wake up from a nap and you’re cranky because you didn’t have enough sleep. This word needs to be in every language.


Credit: Bad Teacher / Columbia Pictures plumkat / Tumblr

You went out the night before and you’re too tired to function. Not the same as hungover.


View this post on Instagram

Stole @makeupbymario from Kim for the day 😍😍😍

A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on

Credit: @kyliejenner / Instagram

It’s the only way to describe this one.


Credit: demirockgod / Tumblr

There are so many meanings for this word, English needs a word as diverse as this. Neta, no?



Credit: lostucanesdetijuana / Facebook


Credit: dolores-contreras / Tumblr

Not that kind of fart, but what’s up? What’s your problem? But it sounds so much more hood.


Credit: derbydeets / Tumblr

It’s so much worse when you say stank in Spanish. No one wants to be called this.


Credit: just-for-grins / Tumblr

The word chubby is the closest translation, but still doesn’t cut it. Plus, say it out loud and see how cute it sounds.


Credit: zzonia / Tumblr

When you got a beating. It’s literally the only word that sounds cool when you describe the whaming you got.


Credit: que-cooltura / Tumblr

Someone who is sooooo this ?.


Credit: 400facts / Tumblr

Mom told you not to get involved in mitotes and it always sounded so aggressive when she said it.

What’s your favorite Spanish word that has no translation? Share using the button below!

Paid Promoted Stories