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  • Like burying bacon on THEIR land?

    June 6, 2008

  • A Celtic fertility curse. If you buried/hid eggs on someone else's land it was believed you could steal their land's fertility and therefore their luck. There are also some well documented methods believed to break these curses. (Wikipedia)

    June 6, 2008