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SEEING A SPIDER IN THE MORNING WILL BRING SADNESS AND SORROW.

Submitter comment: THIS IS AN OLD GERMAN BELIEF COMMON IN THE OSWALD FAMILY.

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Use of Object Animals
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 09-20-1967

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CRICKETS ARE GOOD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THIS IS A SUPERSTITION COMMON IN THE OSWALD FAMILY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Use of Object Animals
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 09-20-1967

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CRICKETS IN YOUR BASEMENT IS GOOD LUCK. JIM'S INFORMANT WAS HIS
MOTHER WHO RESIDES IN PITTSBURGH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 12-07-1972

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IF YOU SEE A SPIDER CATCH IT AND KEEP IT. THIS FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 09-08-1972

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IF THERE IS A CRICKET IN YOUR HOUSE, LET IT STAY, BECAUSE IT WILL
BRING GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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BELIEF

A SPIDER HANGING FROM THE CEILING IS A SIGN OF GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 03-00-1971

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IF A LADYBUG LANDS ON YOU SHE WILL BRING YOU GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL BEETLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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SIGN OF GOOD LUCK

HAVING A LADYBUG LAND ON YOU IS A SIGN OF GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL BEETLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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A HONEY BEE FLYING AROUND A PERSON IS A SIGN OF GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 02-26-1970

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WHEN YOU SEE A LADYBUG YOU CHANT: LADYBUG, LADYBUG FLY AWAY HOME,
YOUR HOUSE IS ON FIRE, YOUR CHILDREN WILL ROAM. IF THE LADYBUG WAS
FOUND INSIDE THE HOUSE, IT WAS CONSIDERED A SIGN OF GOOD LUCK. IF IT
WAS FOUND OUTSIDE, IT WAS CONSIDERED TO BE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.33

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LUCK

WHEN A LADYBUG LANDS ON YOU, IT BRINGS GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; TAYLOR

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33

Date learned: 11-00-1977

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SUPERSTITION

IF YOU SEE A SPIDER SPINNING HER WEB IN THE MORNING YOU WILL
HAVE BAD LUCK. BUT, IF YOU SEE THE SPIDER SPINNING HER WEB AT
EVENING YOU WILL HAVE GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; JACKSONVILLE

Keyword(s): INSECTS: SPIDERS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Measure of time Working
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.33

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LUCK AND BAD LUCK

SEEING A PREYING (PRAYING) MANTIS ON A WINDOW SILL IS GOOD LUCK.
KILLING ONE IS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: SCHOOL APARTMENT ; TOLD AT

James Callow Keyword(s): CRUELTY TO ANIMALS: KILLING A PRAYING MANTIS ; POSITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.33
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.33

Date learned: 09-18-1969

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