someone told me that it's some sort of good luck to give a watch as a gift...anyone heard of this?

i bought my boyfriend a watch for christmas and one of my co-workers said that in malaysian culture giving a watch as a gift was good luck meaning something like you're giving them time...has anyone heard of this or anything similar?

4 Answers

  • Puck
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    An interesting Chinese superstition, there are literally thousands of the little buggers. Never give clocks or watches to sick people because the Cantonese word for clock sounds the same as "the end" or "death".

    I hope this helps.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    I'm an asian-chinese. We have some beliefs like.. buying others a CLOCK as a gift will brings bad luck.

    Like, death.

  • 1 decade ago

    I didnt listen this. I dont believe all these type of bullshit,

  • 1 decade ago

    no sorry i haven't

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