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IT IS BAD LUCK TO EVER BRING A SHOVEL INTO
THE HOUSE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 01-00-1968

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TO BRING A HOE INTO THE HOUSE CAUSES BAD LUCK.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 03-22-1969

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TALKING ABOUT SUPERSTITION AND SNAKES, YOU KNOW IT'S BAD
LUCK TO BRING A HOE IN THE HOUSE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; SHELBYVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 06-17-1972

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO CARRY A HOE THROUGH THE HOUSE.

Where learned: ALABAMA ; ALBERTVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 06-17-1972

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IF YOU CARRY TOOLS THROUGH THE KITCHEN, IT IS A SIGN OF
BAD LUCK TO COME.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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DON'T BRING AN AX IN THE HOUSE OR YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 06-28-1970

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BAD LUCK IS BOUND TO HAPPEN IF A SHOVEL IS CARRIED THROUGH
A KITCHEN DOOR.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; PEABODY COLLEGE LIBRARY

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

Date learned: 04-01-1969

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO DRAG A HOE THROUGH THE HOUSE.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 07-00-1972

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BRINGING HOE INTO THE HOUSE MEANS SOMEONE WILL DIE BEFORE
THE YEAR IS OUT. MY MOTHER DIED SOON AFTER SOMEONE BROUGHT A HOE IN THE HOUSE.
NO ONE IS EVER ALLOWED TO BRING A HOE IN MY HOUSE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; PETERSBURG

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Use of Object Manufactured objects, homemade, machined
BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 06-16-1973

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO CARRY AN AXE INTO THE HOUSE ON YOUR SHOULDER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; SHELBYVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Head, physiognomy, face
BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 06-29-1973

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO CARRY AN AX IN THE HOUSE OR IN THE HALL OF
THE HOUSE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; DOYLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 07-27-1968

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IF YOU BRING A HOE IN THE HOUSE, YOU ARE DIGGING YOUR OWN GRAVE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; PRIMM SPRINGS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 07-19-1968

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TO CARRY A HOE INSIDE THE HOUSE IS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; HOPKINSVILLE

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

Date learned: 03-28-1972

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IF YOU BREAK A MIRROR YOU WILL HAVE SEVEN YEARS OF BAD LUCK.

Where learned: ALABAMA ; GADSDEN

Subject headings: 686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
BELIEF -- Bad luck Tools

Date learned: 10-02-1973

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