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WHEN A GIRL GETS MARRIED AND ONE DROP OF RAIN FALLS
ON HER VEIL, SHE WILL HAVE A HAPPY LIFE; HOWEVER,
IF IT RAINS, SHE WILL HAVE A SAD LIFE.

Submitter comment: TOLD BY MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Good luck Activities
BELIEF -- Bad luck Activities

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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RAIN AT A WEDDING BRINGS BAD LUCK, RAIN AT A
FUNERAL BRINGS GOOD LUCK.
HAPPY IS THE BRIDE THAT THE SUN SHINES ON;
HAPPY IS THE CORPSE THAT THE RAIN POURS ON.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD. SHE
WAS BORN AND RAISED IN IRELAND.

Where learned: DETROIT ; RECTORY ; IRELAND ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; HOLY NAME

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Good luck Activities

Date learned: 02-19-1967

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IT IS GOOD LUCK IF IT RAINS ON YOUR WEDDING DAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LIVONIA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Good luck Activities

Date learned: 04-03-1970

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IF IT RAINS ON YOUR WEDDING DAY YOU'LL HAVE HAPPINESS
AND GOOD LUCK IN YOUR MARRIAGE.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS A FIRM BELIEF OF HER GERMAN GRANDMOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Good luck Activities

Date learned: 11-00-1970

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IF IT RAINS ON YOUR BIRTHDAY OR ON THE DAY OF
YOUR WEDDING, YOU WILL HAVE A PROSPEROUS COMING YEAR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Private birthday or anniversary
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year

Date learned: 02-22-1970

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MARRIAGE

IF IT RAINS 3 DAYS BEFORE THE WEDDING, THE COUPLE WILL HAVE
3 CHILDREN. 4 DAYS, 4 CHILDREN. THIS ONLY WORKS A WEEK BEFORE.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
686 Fourths / Quarters
686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
Observation
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour

Date learned: CA1963-1975

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HAPPY IS THE BRIDE THE SUN SHINES ON.

Where learned: OHIO ; CONTINENTAL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00001909-00001919 CHILDHOOD, 00001922-00001929, TEEN AGE YEARS

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IF IT RAINS ON WEDDING DAY, IT IS CONSIDERED
BAD LUCK AND THE MARRIAGE WILL FAIL.

Submitter comment: ACQUIRED BELIEF

Where learned: NEW HAMPSHIRE ; MILFORD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Bad luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 08-00-1967

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IF YOU GET MARRIED ON A CLOUDY OR RAINY DAY,
YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Bad luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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WHEN IT RAINS ON A WEDDING DAY, BAD LUCK WILL FOLLOW.
(TRANSLATED FROM THE POLISH).

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; DEARBORN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Bad luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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IF THE GROOM SEES HIS BRIDE IN HER GOWN BEFORE THEY
GET TO THE CHURCH, IT'S BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Bad luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 11-00-1970

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IT IS BAD LUCK FOR THE GROOM TO SEE THE BRIDE ON
THE DAY OF THEIR WEDDING, BEFORE THE CEREMONY.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Bad luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 09-00-1969

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WHEN IT RAINS ON A MARRIED COUPLE, AS THEY COME OUT OF CHURCH,
THEY WILL BE BLESSED WITH RICHES.

Where learned: WISCONSIN ; HILBERT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Measure of quality Monetary systemMoneyWealth

Date learned: 07-28-1968

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IF IT'S RAINING ON YOUR WEDDING DAY, YOU WILL SHED THAT MANY
TEARS DURING YOUR MARRIAGE.

Where learned: CLASS ASSIGNMENT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather

Date learned: 03-07-1969

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IF IT RAINS ON THE WEDDING DAY, THE MARRIAGE WILL BE UNHAPPY
AND LAST ONLY A SHORT TIME.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

Date learned: 04-08-1969

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