People can be pretty superstitious...don’t walk under a ladder, avoid the number 13. If you’re Vietnamese, you’ve probably heard your share of Vietnamese old wives’ tales from your parents or grandparents. And though most of us are skeptical about their veracity, it costs nothing to follow along. We don’t want any bad luck! So little by little these superstitions become a part of our lives and our culture.In this week’s Vietnamism, Vinh Trần decodes some of these popular Vietnamese superstitions.