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SPILLING OLIVE OIL WILL BRING BAD LUCK UNLESS
YOU SPRINKLE SALT ON IT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MILFORD

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 09-22-1968

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IF YOU SPILL SALT ON THE TABLE, YOU HAVE TO THROW
SOME OF THE SALT OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER TO WARD
OFF BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 11-02-1970

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THE THROWING OF SALT OVER ONE'S SHOULDER IS TO
WARD OFF BAD LUCK, A SIGN OF GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 11-25-1969

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TO PREVENT BAD LUCK AFTER YOU HAD SPILLED SOME SALT,
MAKE SURE YOU THROW SOME OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; ERIE

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 00001920S

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IN ORDER TO AVOID BAD LUCK, A PERSON SHOULD THROW
SALT OVER HIS LEFT SHOULDER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 10-27-1969

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IT'S BAD LUCK TO SPILL SALT. TO RECOVER GOOD LUCK,
ONE SHOULD IMMEDIATELY THROW A PINCH OF SALT
OVER ONE'S LEFT SHOULDER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SAGINAW

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 00-00-1970

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IF YOU SPILL SALT THROW IT OVER YOUR RIGHT SHOULDER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: CHILDHOOD

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IF YOU SPILL SALT, IT WILL BRING YOU BAD LUCK UNLESS
YOU CANCEL THE BAD LUCK BY THROWING A PINCH OF
SALT OVER YOUR SHOULDER.

Where learned: OHIO ; FREMONT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IF YOU SPILL SOME SALT, YOU HAVE TO THROW SOME
OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER IN ORDER TO WARD OFF
BAD LUCK.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 11-11-1968

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IF YOU SPILL SALT, THROW SOME OVER YOUR LEFT
SHOULDER AND SOME INTO THE FIRE, OR BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: SOURCE NOT REMEMBERED

Where learned: NEW YORK ; JAMAICA

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: Favorites
Favorites
BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 01-01-1964

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SPILLING OF SALT AND THEN THROWING A PINCH OF IT
OVER THE LEFT SHOULDER, SO YOU DON'T HAVE BAD
LUCK.

Submitter comment: FROM DORM FRIENDS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; MERCY COLLEGE

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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IF YOU SPILL SALT, YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK UNLESS
YOU IMMEDIATELY THROW SALT OVER YOUR RIGHT
SHOULDER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; EAST DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 04-03-1967

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IF YOU SPILL SALT, PICK SOME UP AND THROW IT OVER
YOUR LEFT SHOULDER OR YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: MY MOTHER COLLECTED THIS FROM A WOMAN WITH WHOM
SHE WORKED. MRS. HAIRSTON LEARNED IT FROM HER
MOTHER AND HER GRANDMOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 02-00-1967

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WHEN SALT IS SPILLED, SOME OF IT MUST BE TOSSED
OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER.

Submitter comment: TO AVERT BAD LUCK, SAYS COLLECTOR.

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITIN DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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IF YOU SPILL SALT, PICK SOME UP AND THROW OVER LEFT
SHOULDER TO PREVENT BAD LUCK FROM HAPPENING.

Where learned: OHIO, ASSUMED ; Mount Clemens

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 02-00-1970

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IF YOU SPILL SALT, YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK UNLESS
YOU PICK SOME OF IT UP WITH YOUR RIGHT HAND AND THROW
IT OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER.

Submitter comment: SHE LEARNED THIS FROM A FRIEND IN HIGH SCHOOL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 10-20-1967

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IF YOU SPILL SOME SALT YOU SHOULD PICK SOME UP
AND THROW IT OVER YOUR LEFT SHOULDER TO AVOID
BAC LUCK.

Where learned: HOME

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 00-00-1959

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SPILLING SALT BRINGS BAD LUCK, BUT THROWING IT
OVER YOUR RIGHT SHOULDER BRINGS GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 09-20-1965

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IF YOU SPILL SALT ON THE TABLE, YOU HAVE TO THROW
SOME OVER YOUR SHOULDER TO GET RID OF THE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 01-26-1968

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IF YOU WASTE SALT, THROW SOME OVER YOUR SHOULDER
OR ELSE YOU'LL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ACCIDENT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Conversions Activities

Date learned: 01-17-1972

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