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IF YOU HAVE COLD SHIVERS SOMEONE IS TALKING ABOUT YOU.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 10-04-1968

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IF A SHIVER RUNS UP YOUR SPINE, SOMEONE IS STEPPING
ON YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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COLD SHIVERS INDICATE YOU ARE WALKING OVER THE SPOT
YOU WILL DIE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 03-31-1968

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IF A PERSON GETS THE SHIVERS, IT MEANS SOMEONE IS
WALKING OVER HIS FUTURE GRAVE.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM HER PARENTS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 07-00-1964

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SHAKY SHOULDERS--SOMEONE IS ON YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 11-29-1967

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IF YOU GET A CHILL DOWN YOUR SPINE THAT MEANS THAT
SOMEONE IS WALKING OVER YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 10-06-1965

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WHENEVER YOU GET THE CHILLS, IT MEANS THAT ONE PERSON
IS (WILL BE) STEPPING ON YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 02-00-1968

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DREAM BELIEF

IT WAS ONCE A COMMON SAYING AMONG CHILDREN IN THE 1930'S
THAT IF YOU SUDDENLY SHIVER, A RABBIT IS RUNNING ACROSS
THE SPOT WHERE YOU WILL EVENTUALLY BE BURIED. I DON'T
RECALL ANY ONE PARTICULAR PERSON SAYING THIS-- IT
WAS JUST A COMMON SAYING AMONG CHILDREN.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT ATTENDED HUGH CARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL,
6501 SOUTH STREET, DETROIT, MICHIGAN FROM 1931 TO
1940. SHE LATER MENTIONED THAT SHE REMEMBERED HEARING THE
SAYING AMONG HER CLASSMATES. THE INFORMANT ESTIMATES THE
ETHNIC MAKE-UP OF CARY SCHOOL AS 50% ARMENIAN, 20% HUNGARIAN,
20% ITALIAN, AND 10% OTHER (LESS THAN 1% BLACK).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 09-00-1982

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IF SUDDENLY A CHILL GOES THROUGH YOUR
BODY IT MEANS A RABBIT IS JUMPING OVER
THE SPOT WHERE YOU WILL BE BURIED.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT STATED HE DIDN'T KNOW IF IT WAS
TRUE OR NOT, AND DIDN'T CARE TO FIND OUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 00-00-1985

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IF YOU SHIVER SOMEONE WALKED ON YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

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Chills

If a person has a sudden chill up his/her spine, a mouse has
run over his/her grave.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

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WHEN CHILLS RUN OVER YOUR BODY FOR NO APPARENT REASON, IT
MEANS THAT SOMEONE IS WALKING OVER YOUR GRAVE OR THE
LAND THAT WILL SOMEDAY BE YOUR GRAVE SITE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 04-29-1969

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IF YOU GET CHILL BUMPS, A RABBIT HAS JUST JUMPED OVER YOUR
GRAVE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): GOOSEPIMPLES GOOSEBUMPS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

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IF YOU SHUDDER OR HAVE A CHILL, A RABBIT IS RUNNING OVER
YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 07-00-1972

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IF YOU SHIVER WHEN IT'S NOT COLD, IT MEANS THAT WHEN YOU ARE
DEAD, A GOOSE WILL WALK OVER YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; LEXINGTON

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 12-00-1969

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WHEN YOU GET GOOSEPIMPLES AND SHIVER, SOMEONE IS WALKING OVER
YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; BRENTWOOD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 07-05-1973

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COLD SHIVERS INDICATE THAT SOMEONE IS WALKING OVER THE
GROUND THAT WILL BE YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Earth
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

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IF YOU SHIVER FOR NO APPARENT REASON, SOMEBODY'S WALKING
OVER YOUR GRAVE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Chills, shivering

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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