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PUT A DANDELION UNDER YOUR CHIN AND IF YOUR CHIN
TURNS YELLOW, IT MEANS EITHER THAT YOU LIKE
BUTTER OR YOU'RE IN LOVE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FARMINGTON

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Chin
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: CHILDHOOD

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IF YOU ARE PREGNANT AND PINCH YOUR CHIN AND IT HAS A
CREASE (LEAVES A CREASE), THEN YOU'LL HAVE A BOY.
IF YOUR CHIN HAS (LEAVES) NO CREASE, YOU WILL HAVE
A GIRL.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Chin
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Use of object for determining number of children or sex of unborn

Date learned: 02-13-1972

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HOLD A BUTTERCUP UNDER YOUR CHIN. IF SOMEONE CAN SEE A
YELLOW REFLECTION FROM THE PETALS ON YOUR CHIN, THEN YOU
DO LIKE BUTTER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Chin
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 04-03-1972

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IF A YELLOW DANDELION HELD UNDER YOUR CHIN SHINES YELLOW
ON YOUR CHIN, YOU LIKE BUTTER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; DORM ; PEABODY COLLEGE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Animal product Butter
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Chin
BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 05-05-1969

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A RECEDING CHIN IS A SIGN OF A WEAK CHARACTER.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Chin

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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DOUBLE CHIN--DEVIL WITHIN.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Chin

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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BUTTERCUP BELIEF

HOLD A BUTTERCUP UNDER YOUR CHIN, AND IF THERE IS A YELLOW GLOW ON
YOUR SKIN, THIS MEANS THAT YOU LIKE BUTTER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: Prediction / Divination
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Chin
BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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