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PLANTING BELIEF

WHENEVER SOMETHING IS TRANSPLANTED IN THE LATE SUMMER OR FALL
OF THE YEAR, IF OATS ARE PUT AROUND THE ROOTS OF THE PLANT, TO
KEEP THEM WARM, IT WILL SURVIVE THE WINTER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Measure of time Season

Date learned: 10-26-1969

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BELIEF

DURING THE FIRST SNOW, IF YOU GO OUT BAREFOOT,
YOU WILL NOT BE SICK ALL WINTER.

Where learned: PLACE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): SHOES

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Measure of time Season
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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PLANTING BELIEF

WHENEVER SOMETHING IS TRANSPLANTED IN THE LATE SUMMER OR FALL OF THE YEAR, IF OATS ARE PUT AROUND THE ROOTS OF THE PLANT TO KEEP THEM WARM, IT WILL SURVIVE THE WINTER.

Where learned: COLLECTED AT HOME

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Measure of time Season

Date learned: 10-26-1969

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WILL THE SUN EVER GET COLD? YES, IN THE YEAR 2050 EVERYTHING
WILL REVERSE. SUMMER WILL BRING SNOW AND WINTER WILL BRING
WARMT H.

Submitter comment: VERY RELIGIOUS, THIS IS WRITTEN IN THE BIBLE

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sun
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year
BELIEF -- Measure of time Season

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IT IS SAID THAT ON THE DAY OF AUGUST 7th WHEN ATOMIC BOMB
WAS DROPPED IN HIROSHIMA, ALL SPIRITS OF THE DEAD BY BOMB
COME BACK TO THIS PLACE. IN ORDER FOR THESE SPIRITS TO
FIND THE WAY TO GO TO HEAVEN, PEOPLE FLOAT DEDICATORY
LANTERNS WITH EACH DEAD PERSON'S NAME ON IT ON THE WATER.
THIS CUSTOM IS ALSO HELD AT THE END OF THE BON SEASON FOR
THE ANCESTORS.

Where learned: JAPAN ; TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; HIROSHIMA CITY

Subject headings: Person / Nickname
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- August 7
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Typical Elements of a Festive Pattern
BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Measure of time Season

Date learned: 09-20-1977

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