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IT IS GOOD LUCK TO GET MARRIED AS THE BIG HAND OF THE
CLOCK GOES UP AND BAD LUCK TO GET MARRIED AS THE
HANDS GO DOWN.

Data entry tech comment: LIKE AT 12:00 NOON RATHER THAN 12:15

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony
BELIEF -- Good luck Activities
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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WEDDING BELIEF

NEVER GET MARRIED DURING THE MONTH OF MAY BECAUSE THIS
IS A MONTH OF SORROW AND YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- May
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Month
BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 02-20-1971

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AUGUST WEDDINGS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 03-17-1970

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AN ITALIAN SUPERSTITION STATES THAT IT IS BAD LUCK TO
GET MARRIED IN THE MONTH OF MAY.

Submitter comment: THE SOURCE WAS TOLD THIS BY HIS GRANDMOTHER WHO WAS
FROM ITALY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 11-17-1968

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JUNE BRIDES ARE ALWAYS THE HAPPIEST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 11-25-1969

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO GET MARRIED IN THE MONTH OF MAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LIVONIA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony
BELIEF -- Measure of time Month

Date learned: 04-03-1970

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ITALIANS BELIEVE THAT A COUPLE CANNOT GET MARRIED IN
MAY OR ON ANY TUESDAY OR THURSDAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MILFORD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony
BELIEF -- Measure of time Month

Date learned: 09-22-1968

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IN ITALY IT'S CONSIDERED BAD LUCK TO GET MARRIED IN
AUGUST. SHE THINKS MAYBE BECAUSE THE MONTH OF
BLESSED MOTHER. EVEN THE PRIESTS TRY TO DISCOURAGE
AUGUST WEDDINGS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony
BELIEF -- Measure of time Month

Date learned: 12-00-1969

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THE IRISH BELIEVE THAT DECEMBER BRIDES ARE THE SHORTEST
LIVED BRIDES, BOTH IN AGE AND MARRIAGE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony
BELIEF -- Measure of time Month

Date learned: 11-25-1969

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MARRY IN LENT
AND YOU WILL LIVE TO REPENT.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; CHICAGO

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 10-20-1968

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IRISH SUPERSTITION: NEVER POSTPONE A WEDDING DATE; IT IS
BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 04-06-1971

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AN OLD ITALIAN BELIEF STATES THAT IT IS UNLUCKY TO MARRY
DURING THE MONTH OF MAY, WHICH IS TRADITIONALLY REGARDED
AS THE MONTH OF THE JACKASS.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SAYS THIS BELIEF IS NO LONGER GIVEN TOO MUCH
CONSIDERATION.

Where learned: LETTER

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony

Date learned: 02-19-1972

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