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ARABIAN BELIEF

WHEN ONE EYE BEGINS TO TWITCH INVOLUNTARILY, IT
MEANS YOU WILL SOON SEE A GOOD FRIEND WHO HAS BEEN
AWAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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IF YOUR RIGHT EYE JUMPS YOU ARE GOING TO CRY AND GET MAD.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

Date learned: 03-00-1982

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IF YOUR RIGHT EYE JUMPS YOU WILL RECEIVE GOOD NEWS.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch
BELIEF -- Good luck

Date learned: 03-00-1982

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IF YOUR LEFT EYE JUMPS SOMEONE WILL MAKE YOU MAD, IF YOUR RIGHT
EYE JUMPS SOMEONE WILL MAKE YOU GLAD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Eyes, evil eye
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

Date learned: 00001950S

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If your left eye jumps, that means someone is going to make
you mad.

Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

James Callow Keyword(s): RIGHT LEFT

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

Date learned: 00-00-1975

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IF YOUR LEFT EYE JUMPS SOMEONE IS GOING TO MAKE YOU MAD.
IF YOUR RIGHT EYE JUMPS SOMEONE IS GOING TO MAKE YOU GLAD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Eyes, evil eye
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

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If your left eye jumps, money is on its way.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): RIGHT LEFT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Eyes, evil eye
BELIEF -- Measure of quality Monetary systemMoneyWealth
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

Date learned: 02-10-1992

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IF YOUR RIGHT EYE JUMPS, YOU'LL BE MADE GLAD AND
IF YOUR LEFT EYE JUMPS, YOU'LL BE MADE SAD.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): TIC

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Eyes, evil eye
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

Date learned: 06-30-1972

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IF YOUR RIGHT EYE JUMPS, IT'S A SIGN YOU'RE GOING TO SEE
SOMETHING GOOD.

Submitter comment: SHE HEARD IT FROM HER GRANDMOTHER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Eyes, evil eye
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

Date learned: 07-19-1968

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IT MEANS GOOD LUCK IF YOUR RIGHT EYE IS SHAKING (BLINKING).

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch
BELIEF -- Good luck

Date learned: 07-25-1968

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IF LEFT EYE JUMPS, SPIT ON FINGER AND CROSS EYE.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; LOUISVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Eyes, evil eye
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Hands, palms, fingernails
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 03-00-1969

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IF RIGHT EYE JUMPS, GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; LOUISVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch
BELIEF -- Bad luck Body parts and functions

Date learned: 03-00-1969

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IT MEANS BAD LUCK IF YOUR LEFT EYE IS SHAKING (BLINKING).

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; JAVA ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): TWITCHING?

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Eyes, evil eye
BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch
BELIEF -- Bad luck Body parts and functions

Date learned: 07-25-1968

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IF YOUR EYE JUMPS, YOU WILL KISS A FOOL.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated on 09-01-11

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; MADISON

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sensations and involuntary actions Eye twitch

Date learned: 11-01-1197

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