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ON FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH, CLARA'S MOTHER WILL BURN
INCENSE TO AVOID BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Bad luck Friday the Thirteenth
BELIEF -- Conversions Friday the Thirteenth

Date learned: 09-00-1967

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IF YOU'RE BORN ON FRIDAY 13TH, YOU HAVE BAD LUCK
FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.

Where learned: HOME

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Bad luck Friday the Thirteenth

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH IS A DAY FOR BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Bad luck Friday the Thirteenth

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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FRIDAY THE THIRTEEN OF THE MONTH IS A DAY ON WHICH
EVERYONE CAN EXPECT BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: TOLD TO BE TRUE BY NEIGHBORS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Bad luck Friday the Thirteenth

Date learned: 00001949 CA.

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UNLUCKY DAY--FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Friday the Thirteenth

Date learned: 08-02-1968

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WHEN I WAS A CHILD, FRIDAY THE 13TH, LADDERS, BLACK CATS AND
WITCHES WERE FEARED OMENS OR BAD LUCK BY BLACK WASH WOMEN,
WHO DID LAUNDRY FOR PEOPLE. THEY THREW BRIGHT PENNIES IN THEIR
WASH TUBS ON WASH DAYS FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; HYBRID ACRES ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Witch Shaman
BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Measure of time Working
BELIEF -- Measure of quality Monetary systemMoneyWealth
BELIEF -- Word Letter
BELIEF -- Good luck Money
BELIEF -- Bad luck Friday the Thirteenth

Date learned: 03-29-1969

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FRIDAY 13TH IS A DAY OF BAD LUCK.

Where learned: SALEM ; WEST VIRGINIA, ASSUMED

Subject headings: 686 Specific number by specific number being described
BELIEF -- Bad luck Friday the Thirteenth

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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