#267 I miss Italian creative scaramanzia – 8

Milano, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, at the center of the Galleria, in the ground there are four mosaics, representing the coats of arms of four cities:

Roma

Firenze

Milano

Torino

According to a local superstition, if someone “schiaccia le palle al toro” (lit. ‘ push the bull’s balls’ sic!) by putting his right heel on the bull’s genitals and turn on himself three times, will have good luck

(See also “I miss Italian creative scaramanzia 1-2-3-4-5-6-7

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2013/11/28/150-i-miss-italian-creative-scaramanzie-1/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2013/12/03/151-i-miss-italian-creative-scaramanzia-1/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/158-i-miss-italian-creative-scaramanzia-3/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2013/12/29/180-i-miss-italian-creative-scaramanzia-4/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/213-i-miss-italian-creative-superstitions/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/219-i-miss-italian-creative-scaramanzia-6/

https://misshome.wordpress.com/2014/02/09/222-i-miss-italian-creative-scaramanzia-7/

 

 

 

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