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MARRIAGE CUSTOM

IN THE NIGERIAN TRIBE HAUSA, THE COUPLE DOES NOT BEGIN TO LIVE
TOGETHER UNTIL TWO WEEKS FOLLOWING THE WEDDING.

Submitter comment: THIS IS DONE IN NIGERIA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

Subject headings: 686 Seconds / Twice / Two
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Week Day Hour
BELIEF -- Number P686.1.14

Date learned: 10-00-1981

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Yugoslavian Wedding

Each side has 14 people standing up in the wedding.
No one in the wedding party can be married, except
for the maid of honor.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UTICA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Number P686.1.14

Date learned: 11-16-1990

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superstition

The number 13 is lucky in whatever Eric does. Friday the 13th
days are always good days whereas Saturday the 14th everything
goes wrong.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Number P686.1.14
BELIEF -- Good luck
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 00001970S

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IF KEROSENE LAMPS THAT ARE FULL GO OUT, SOMEONE DIES. THE NIGHT
VIRGINIA ANN WAS BORN BOTH KEROSENE LAMPS WENT OUT. EVERYONE
THOUGHT VIRGINIA AND VIRGINIA ANN WOULD DIE, BUT FOURTEEN
DAYS LATER MAMA AND ERNEST DIED.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; HERNDON

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Number P686.1.14

Date learned: 07-23-1968

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