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IF A PERSON DREAMS THAT HE IS TRAVELING ACROSS WATER,
HE WILL HAVE GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.572

Date learned: 04-00-1983

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IF YOU DREAM SOMEONE IS GETTING MARRIED THEN THEY NEVER
WILL. THE INTERPRETATION OF THE DREAM IS ALWAYS OPPOSITE
OF WHAT THE DREAM WAS ABOUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 03-00-1983

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IF YOU DREAM THAT SOMEONE IS GOING TO DIE
THEN THEY WILL LIVE A LONG TIME.
THE INTERPRETATION OF THE DREAM IS ALWAYS OPPOSITE
OF WHAT THE DREAM WAS ABOUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; LONGEVITY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 03-00-1983

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SUPERSTITION

IF YOU PUT A PERSONAL ITEM TAKEN FROM SOMEONE YOU LOVE
AND PUT IT UNDER YOUR PILLOW AT NIGHT, THEN DREAM ABOUT
THAT PERSON HE/SHE WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU.

Submitter comment: I TRIED THIS WHEN I WAS THIRTEEN AND IT DIDN'T WORK.
I WAS TOLD THAT IT WOULD FROM A FRIEND'S MOTHER WHO
WAS FROM NEW ORLEANS AND SHE BELIEVED IN WITHCRAFT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTAGIOUS MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color
BELIEF -- Dreams
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 04-00-1983

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TO KEEP YOUR CHILD FROM HAVING TERRIBLE NIGHTMARES,YOU SHOULD
PUT A BIBLE UNDER HIS OR HER PILLOW.

Where learned: VIRGINIA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Magic Book
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 04091984CA

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MY MOTHER BELIEVED THAT IF YOU DREAM OF A DEATH YOU WILL HERE OF A
BIRTH AND IF YOU DREAM OF A BIRTH YOU WILL HEAR OF A DEATH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; INVERSION

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 03-00-1984

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IF A WHITE PERSON HAS A DREAM ABOUT A BLACK
PERSON IT MEANS SOMEONE IS VERY JEALOUS OF THEM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): RACE RACIAL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 02-00-1984

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IF YOU HAVE A DREAM OF YOUR TOOTH FALLING
OUT, AND THERE IS BLOOD IN THE DREAM,
SOMEONE IN YOUR FAMILY WILL DIE. IF
THERE IS NO BLOOD, YOU WILL HEAR OF A
DEATH BUT IT WILL NOT BE IN YOUR FAMILY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 02-00-1984

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SHE HAD A DREAM THAT HER DEAD MOTHER CAME DOWN
AND TOLD HER TO PLAY A 3 DIGIT NUMBER SO WHEN
SHE WOKE THE NEXT DAY SHE PLAYED THE NUMBER AND
IT CAME OUT STRAIGHT!

Submitter comment: WHEN YOU DREAM OF DEAD PEOPLE DO WHAT THEY TELL
YOU TO DO BECAUSE MOST OF THE TIME IT WILL BRING
YOU GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: WORK ; MAILROOM

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Dreams
BELIEF -- Good luck

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IF YOU ARE DREAMING THAT YOU'RE FALLING OFF OF SOMETHING AND IF YOU
HIT THE BOTTOM THEN YOU WILL DIE.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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IF A PERSON HAS DREAMS ABOUT A SERPENT, IT MEANS THEY HAVE ENEMIES.
IF IT DOES NOT BOTHER THEM, THEY WILL NOT GO TO HEAVEN WHEN THEY DIE.

Submitter comment: MY GRANDMOTHER IS VERY SUPERSTITIOUS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 12-12-1987

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IF YOU DREAM THAT A MEMBER OF YOUR FAMILY IS DYING THEN SOMEONE IN
YOUR FAMILY IS PREGNANT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): COMPENSATION ; OPPOSITES

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00-00-1965 ; 10-20-1987

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IF YOU DREAM ABOUT A FISH IT MEANS THAT SOMEONE IN THE FAMILY IS
PREGNANT AND DOESN'T KNOW IT.

Where learned: OHIO ; AKRON

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Fish
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 11-00-1980

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If you have the same dream three nights in a row, it
will come true.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00-00-1975

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If you sleep with a picture under your pillow, you will
dream about the person in the picture.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTAGIOUS MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Measure of time Sleeping
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00-00-1966

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If you dream of teeth and they hurt, it means
someone close to your family will die. If they
don't hurt, a distant person will die.

Submitter comment: Mrs. Wojtan really believes in her dreams and
told me that they often come true.

Where learned: KANSAS ; Manhattan

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00001920S

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When you dream of fish it signifies money. If the
water that the fish is in is clean then it is a
good omen; however, if the water is muddy it is a
bad omen.

Where learned: KANSAS ; Manhattan

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Fish
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00001920S

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IF YOU HAVE A DREAM THREE TIMES IN A ROW THE DREAM WILL COME
TRUE.

Submitter comment: MY INFORMANT ASSURES THIS IS THE TRUTH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00-00-1950

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IF YOU DON`T WANT TO DREAM WHILE SLEEPING YOU SHOULD SLEEP
WITH A HAT ON YOUR HEAD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Dress Head
BELIEF -- Dreams

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If you have a bad dream or a nightmare, the only way to stop
it is if you get out of bed and have something to drink. If you
just wake up and try to go back to sleep, you will continue to
have your nightmare.

Where learned: MICHIGAN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy
BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00001980S

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