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HAPPY THE BRIDE THE SUN SHINES ON, RESTFUL THE CORPSE THE RAIN FALLS
ON

Submitter comment: INFORMANT HEARD THIS FROM HIS MOTHER AROUND THE YEAR 1928

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN ; TOLD IN

Subject headings: 860 Belief
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.452
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.465
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.546

Date learned: 09-26-1972

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WEATHER PREDICTION

RAIN BEFORE SEVEN, QUITS BEFORE ELEVEN.

Submitter comment: USE OF RHYME WITH THE WORDS SEVEN AND ELEVEN AND REPETITION OF THE
WORD BEFORE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GRAND LEDGE

James Callow Keyword(s): PARALLELISM

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.465
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 00-00-1930

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RAIN CHARM

RAIN, RAIN, GO AWAY
COME AGAIN SOME OTHER DAY.

Submitter comment: I ALWAYS WONDERED IF THE RAINY DAY WAS LAST MONTH'S RAIN
"COMING AGAIN SOME OTHER DAY". IN THIS SENSE, I GUESS YOU
COULD SAY THAT I BELIEVED THE CHARM WORKED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.465
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

Date learned: 00001960S

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GAME VERSE

IT'S RAINING, IT'S POURING
THE OLD MAN IS SNORING.
BUMPED HIS HEAD WHEN HE WENT TO BED
COULDN'T GET UP IN THE MORNING.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS ALWAYS DONE ON RAINY DAYS, AND WAS SUNG IN A
MOCKING KIND OF TUNE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.465
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

Date learned: 00001960S

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RAIN RHYME

IT'S RAINING, IT'S POURING,
THE OLD MAN IS SNORING.
BUMPED HIS HEAD
ON THE HEAD OF THE BED
AND COULDN'T GET UP
IN THE MORNING.

Submitter comment: THIS RHYME WAS SAID WHENEVER THERE WAS A THUNDERSTORM. THE
OLD MAN'S SNORING REFERRED TO THE THUNDER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; REDFORD

James Callow Keyword(s): NAME FOR GOD: OLD MAN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Narrative Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.465

Date learned: 00-00-1973

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IF IT THUNDERS BEFORE SEVEN, IT WILL RAIN BEFORE ELEVEN.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated on 09-01-11

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.464
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.465
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

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RAIN, RAIN GO TO SPAIN
COME AGAIN SOME OTHER DAY.

Where learned: TENNESSEE, ASSUMED ; PRIMM SPRINGS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.465
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew

Date learned: 08-07-1968

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