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HAPPY IS THE BRIDE THE SUN SHINES ON.

Submitter comment: CAN ALSO REFER TO GOOD LUCK FOR THE BRIDE THE SUNSHINES ON.
THIS /IS VERY OLD AND IS STILL BELIEVED TODAY.

Where learned: DETROIT ; TOLD IN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.41

Date learned: 10-11-1972

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"THE THIRD MARRAIGE WILL BE THE LUCKY ONE."

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): MARRIAGE

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.41

Date learned: 11-10-1972

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FOR GOOD LUCK ON YOUR WEDDING DAY, PLACE A ROSARY ON THE BACK PORCH.
ACTUALLY DONE BY MOTHER OF INFORMANT'S BROTHER-IN-LAW

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.1
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.41

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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MARRIAGE ; SWEETS ; OBTAINING GOOD LUCK.

FREEZE THE TOP PORTION OF THE BRIDE AND GROOM'S WEDDING CAKE. ON
THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY, THE COUPLE CAN UN-THAW IT, EAT THE CAKE,
AND IT WILL BRING GOOD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THIS CUSTOM DEALS NOT ONLY WITH MARRIAGE BUT WITH LUCK ALSO.
AN INTERESTING EXAMPLE OF MODERN FOLKLORE.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; BERWYN

Subject headings: Favorites
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Private birthday or anniversary
Food Drink -- Pastry Sweet Dessert
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.41

Date learned: 00-00-1966

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SUPERSTITION

ON YOUR WEDDING DAY YOU MUST HAVE A PAIR OF PENNY LOAFERS
WITH A PENNY IN THEM, WITH THE DATE OF YOUR BIRTH ON IT.
THIS WILL BRING GOOD LUCK ON THE HONEYMOON

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

Keyword(s): GOOD LUCK ; MARRIAGE ; OMEN ; Penny ; SUPERSTITION ; SYMBOL ; WEDDING

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Penny in shoe
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.41

Date learned: 02-00-1979

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FESTIVAL CUSTOM

IN MALAYSIA AFTER A COUPLE IS MARRIED THEY MUST SIT ON A DAIS
FOR AN ENTIRE DAY. THEY ARE UNABLE TO SMILE, AND ARE TREATED LIKE
THE KING AND QUEEN FOR A DAY. THEY RECEIVE BOWLS OF RICE, DRIED
FLOWERS, AND PEOPLE THROW RICE AT THE COUPLE FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.41

Date learned: 03-00-1979

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