In the land of Kerala there prevail these strange superstitions. When you buy or take a puppy home, some amount of salt should be given by the seller or else there will be a quarrel between the buyer and the seller. Its good luck to see a corpse traveling in the opposite direction on the other hand a corpse traveling in the same direction is bad luck. To see a cat crossing your path is bad luck. To see a cow urinating is good luck. If the house lizard squeaks what you are thinking will come true. If you are sneezing someone is talking about you.