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ECLIPSE BELIEF

A WOMAN WHO KISSES THE FIRST BOY SHE SEES AFTER AN ECLIPSE
WILL GET A NEW DRESS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Subject headings: 46O
686 686.1
BELIEF -- P87O
SPEECH -- S6OO

Date learned: 03-06-1972

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SHOE BELIEF

DO NOT PUT YOUR SHOES ON THE TABLE, OR YOU WILL HAVE A FIGHT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; CLOTHING ; HOSTILITY

Subject headings: Daily Life
BELIEF -- P87O

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SUPERSTITION

DO NOT SWEEP FLOORS AFTER THE LIGHTS ARE LIT IN THE HOME.
THIS WOULD MEAN SWEEPING HEALTH AND WEALTH FOR THE FAMILY OUT.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; WESTCHESTER

James Callow Keyword(s): BROOM

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Home
BELIEF -- P87O
BELIEF -- Bad luck

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SHOE BELIEF

DO NOT PUT YOUR SHOES ON THE TABLE, OR YOU WILL HAVE A FIGHT.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; CUSTOM ; FIGHT ; SHOES ; SUPERSTITION ; Table

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE ; CLOTHING ; HOSTILITY ; NEGATIVE

Subject headings: Daily Life
BELIEF -- P87O

Date learned: 03-21-1972

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SUPERSTITION

DO NOT SWEEP FLOORS AFTER THE LIGHTS ARE LIT IN THE HOME.
THIS WOULD MEAN SWEEPING HEALTH AND WEALTH FOR THE FAMILY OUT.

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Where learned: ILLINOIS ; WESTCHESTER

Keyword(s): DIRECTION ; Domesticity ; Housekeeping ; Lights ; LUCK ; SUPERSTITION ; Sweep

James Callow Keyword(s): BROOM

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Home
BELIEF -- P87O
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 10-26-1968

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ECLIPSE

A WOMAN WHO KISSES THE FIRST BOY SHE SEES AFTER AN ECLIPSE
WILL GET A NEW DRESS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Subject headings: Air / Weather / Fire
BELIEF -- P87O
SPEECH -- S6OO

Date learned: 03-06-1972

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