When you toss that spilled salt over your shoulder, you are doing so to hit the Devil in the eye. Keeps the bad luck away. It also makes the waiter pretty angry.
Lepers used to wear bells so people knew they were headed in their direction. I still require my uncle to wear one. Why? Well, you have never met my uncle.
Starfish are not fish.
After his famous Midnight Ride, Paul Revere was captured. The guys who caught him left when they heard gunfire in the distance.
In case you are keeping score, Thomas Edison invented the phonograph before the lightbulb. Before he invented the lightbulb, what went off over his head when he had a great idea?
Herons have resting places they call Heronies. Wait a minute. I'm sure they do not call them that, it's just us.