Ten peculiar Austrian superstitions
Austria is home to many weird and wonderful superstitions, with many still practised by Austrians today. Here we explain ten of the most common.
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Eating raw sliced garlic mixed with yoghurt is believed to bring you good luck. We're not sure this would have the desired effect if taken before a first date though. It's also thought to be a powerful cold remedy - which makes more sense, as garlic is believed to stimulate the immune system.