Again in ancient Rome, the ancestors of the cast of Jersey Shore believed that one could avert pregnancy by spitting into a frog’s mouth three times. European women in the Middle Ages believed that if you turned the wheel of a grain mill backwards four times at midnight, you would not conceive a child. In certain cultures it was also believed that walking over the graves of female ancestors would prevent one’s womb from birthing an unwanted baby.
What can I tell you? People are dumb.