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WINE DRINKING

IN THE PROVINCE OF TICINO GUESTS ARE ALWAYS INVITED TO DRINK
WINE FROM THE BOCOLLINO TICINO, LARGE PITCHER. IT IS PASSED
AROUND AND ALL DRINK FROM IT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
Food Drink -- Service

Date learned: 11-04-1972

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IF SOMEONE HAS A DRINKING PROBLEM, YOU TAKE A GLASS OF WATER AND
PUT IT UNDER THE BED OF A DEAD PERSON. AFTER THE BURIAL, GET RID
OF THE WATER, AND GIVE TO THE ALCOHOLIC PERSON THIS GLASS SO HE
CAN USE IT. HE WILL STOP DRINKING.

Where learned: GUADELOUPE

Subject headings: Favorites
Food Drink -- Service
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 00-00-1978

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My uncle told me that Japanese people do not
put handles on their cups because they believe
that if it's too hot the cup shouldn't be picked up.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRASER

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Color Design
Food Drink -- Service
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 00001990ca

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In the Arab culture there is a certain order in
which to serve drinks when having guests.
The patriarch of the host house is always served first, then
the oldest male guest and his wife etcetera, on down to the
end. The last one served is usually the youngest female
present.

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Eating For menu, see N222.
Food Drink -- Service

Date learned: 00001960S

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