Do not whistle inside or you will whistle away your money.
Never light a cigarette from a candle. It will bring you bad luck.
Never pour wine back-handed, it means you will also pour away your money.
Never pour wine back handed, it is impolite.
Black cats crossing your path are bad luck.
Women should not sit on the corner of a table lest they wind up single for the next seven years.
Women who sit on cold concrete or steps will catch an internal cold.
If you spill salt at the table you will be plagued by bad luck unless you throw three pinches over your left shoulder immediately.
If someone gives good wishes, or you talk about your good fortune, you must spit three times over your left shoulder and knock on wood to keep your good fortune.
If you leave something behind in Russia, it means you are coming back.
Before leaving on a long trip, sit quietly for two minutes.