The commonly heard statement about knives in India is “Knives are Men’s Best Friend”. This is undoubtedly a perfect truth. But in India we do have some uncovered myths about knives which always comes on the other side of perfect truths.
These uncovered myths about knives in India are not discovered at the present time, but inherited from our ancestors’ belief which they felt centuries ago. India has developed a lot at the present time, but it might not come over off the myths which they have been following for decades.
It’s time to reveal some myths about knives in India, which are still remain uncovered:
It's bad luck to give a knife as a gift because it "cuts" the friendship/ relationship
Every year, thousands of knives are given as gifts for many special occasions -- weddings, birthdays, Christmas, Hanukkah, graduations -- with no reports of negative consequences. For those who want to err on the safe side: a penny can be taped to the gift-wrapping and the recipient can "pay" the donor for the gift.