posted on Feb, 20 2004 @ 03:43 PM
Ok here are some useless myth facts I found interesting..
One legend claims stealing someone's shadow (by measuring it against a wall and driving a nail through its head) can turn the victim into a
Avoid people who talk to themselves. According to Ukrainian legend, that could indicate a dual soul and the second one doesn't die! Also watch out
for the seventh son of a seventh son, a person born with a red caul (amniotic membrane covering the head), or a child born with teeth. A vampire can
result if a cat or dog walks over a fresh grave, a bat flies over the corpse, or the person has died suddenly as a result of suicide or murder.
Unfinished business can also cause a body to rise, as can inadequate burial rites, including a grave that is too shallow.
Most vampires are described in folklore as flushed and ruddy, with swollen bodies and bloated faces. Often, they can be identified because they're
sitting up in the grave.