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LEAF BELIEF

IF THE LEAVES TURN UP, AND UNDER, IT'S GOING TO RAIN.

Submitter comment:

IT USUALLY DOES RAIN IF THIS HAPPENS. IT IS A VERY GOOD
SIGN FOR PREDICTING RAIN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): BELIEF ; PLANT

Subject headings: 46O
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Plants

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ECLIPSE BELIEF

A WOMAN WHO KISSES THE FIRST BOY SHE SEES AFTER AN ECLIPSE
WILL GET A NEW DRESS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Subject headings: 46O
686 686.1
BELIEF -- P87O
SPEECH -- S6OO

Date learned: 03-06-1972

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STORM BELIEF

TO EXPLAIN A STORM; THERE ARE 3 DRAGONS IN HEAVEN. THE FATHER
MOTHER, AND THE BABY. THE BABY GOT LOST. THUNDER IS THE FATHER
CALLING TO HIM AND THE RAIN IS THE TEARS FROM THE MOTHER
CRYING FOR HER LOST SON.

Submitter comment:

FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 46O
686 686.1
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

Date learned: 10-01-1965

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DEVIL BELIEF

IN HUNGARY WHEN THE SUN SHINES AND IT RAINS, THE PEOPLE
SAY THAT THE DEVIL IS BEATING HIS WIFE. THE SUN REPRESENTS HIS
LAUGHING, AND THE RAIN, HER TEARS.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT HEARD FROM GRANDMOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): SYMBOLISM

Subject headings: 46O
BELIEF -- Devil Demon
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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LEAVES

IF THE LEAVES TURN UP AND UNDER IT'S GOING TO RAIN.

Submitter comment:

IT USUALLY DOES RAIN IF THIS HAPPENS. IT IS A VERY GOOD
SIGN FOR TELLING IF IT IS GOING TO RAIN.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; 5235 25TH

James Callow Keyword(s): BELIEF ; PLANT

Subject headings: Air / Weather / Fire
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Plants

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ECLIPSE

A WOMAN WHO KISSES THE FIRST BOY SHE SEES AFTER AN ECLIPSE
WILL GET A NEW DRESS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Subject headings: Air / Weather / Fire
BELIEF -- P87O
SPEECH -- S6OO

Date learned: 03-06-1972

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STORM BELIEF

TO EXPLAIN A STORM -- THERE ARE THREE DRAGONS IN HEAVEN. THE FATHER, THE MOTHER, AND THE BABY.  THE BABY GOT LOST. THUNDER IS THE FATHER CALLING TO HIM AND THE RAIN IS THE TEARS FROM THE MOTHER CRYING FOR HER LOST SON.

Submitter comment:

FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Air / Weather / Fire
686 686.1
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

Date learned: 10-01-1965

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WHEN THE DEVIL BEATS HIS WIFE IN HUNGARY

IN HUNGARY, WHEN IT IS BOTH SUNNY AND RAINING, THE PEOPLE
SAY THAT THE DEVIL IS BEATING HIS WIFE. THE SUN REPRESENTS HIS
LAUGHING AND THE RAIN BEING HER TEARS.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT HEARD FROM GRANDMOTHER.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED

James Callow Keyword(s): SYMBOLISM

Subject headings: Air / Weather / Fire
BELIEF -- Devil Demon
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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