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AN ITALIAN CUSTOM AT EASTER TIME IS TO EAT SLICED ORANGES WITH
OIL AND PEPPER ON THEM. THIS IS DONE FOR GOOD LUCK

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Palm Sunday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter Season
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.36

Date learned: 11-03-1972

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FOR GOODLUCK FOR A YEAR, ON NEW YEAR'S DAY, EAT SOUL FOOD,
ESPECIALLY BLACKEYED PEAS.

Submitter comment: MRS. LOCKHART'S FAMILY HAS PRACTICED THIS FOR GENERATIONS.

Where learned: DETROIT ; TOLD IN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.36
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.42

Date learned: 01-01-1972

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