Here's another one: the myth that you can scare away evil spirits by shouting and screaming at them.
Rubbing butter on a burn will make it all better. lol. (Hint: Makes it worse.)
Cats steal breath.
Chicken Hawks will swoop down and take the baby!! (rural America)
If you keep playing with it you'll go blind.<br />
Wait....who turned out the lights???
That growing your hair long will drain your strength.
you don't get a cramp if you go swimming after you eat for one.
throw salt over your left shoulder
my wife and I heard that if you spill some salt you throw it over your left shoulder and it will get the devil in the eye!