It is unlucky to point at the new Moon or view any Moon over your shoulder.
To have a project prosper, start it during the new Moon.
If the sun or moon outshines the "brugh" (or halo), bad weather will not come.
A crescent moon that is waxing is good luck for lovers and travelers.
A halo around the Moon predicts wet or stormy weather.
When round the moon there is a brugh [halo],
The weather will be cold and rough. - Scottish proverb
If the moon change on a Sunday, there will be a flood before the month is out. -Worcestershire
Rats eat more poison set out for them during a waxing moon.
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