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MARRIAGE CUSTOM

IT IS BAD LUCK FOR A GROOM TO SEE THE BRIDE BEFORE THE
CEREMONY, ON THE DAY OF THE WEDDING

Submitter comment: HEARD THIS AS A KID. THIS BELIEF JUST WENT AROUND IN A JEWISH HOM

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Custom
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 00-00-1974

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BELIEF LUCK

IT IS BAD LUCK FOR A GROOM TO SEE HIS BRIDE IN HER WEDDING DRESS
BEFORE THE CEREMONY

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.2
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 06-00-1972

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WEDDING (COLLECTOR'S TITLE) ; BAD LUCK: WEDDING (CLASSIFIERS TITLE)

SEEING THE BRIDE ON YOUR WEDDING DAY IS BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: A KNOWN TRADITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 08-00-1967

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LOOKING AT A DOG ROLLING ON ITS BACK IS A SIGN OF BAD LUCK. ITS
MEANING IS DEATH. SOMEONE YOU KNOW OR MAY HAVE HEARD OF WILL DIE.

Submitter comment: A BELIEF PASSED DOWN IN THE PITTS FAMILY. STARTED DATE EARLY 1920'S

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.31
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 10-02-1977

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IT IS BAD LUCK FOR THE GROOM TO SEE HIS FUTURE
BRIDE ON THEIR WEDDING DAY BEFORE THE CEREMONY.

Where learned: FLORIDA ; FORT LAUDERDALE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 08-00-1971

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WEDDING BELIEF

NEVER GET MARRIED DURING THE MONTH OF MAY BECAUSE THIS
IS A MONTH OF SORROW AND YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- May
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Month
BELIEF -- Marriage Time or day of ceremony
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 02-20-1971

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO GET MARRIED IN THE MONTH OF MAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LIVONIA

Keyword(s): WEDDING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- May
BELIEF -- Measure of time Month
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 04-03-1970

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AUGUST WEDDINGS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- August
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Measure of time Month
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.41

Date learned: 03-17-1970

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