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STORM BELIEF

NEVER CARRY A METAL OBJECT WHEN IT THUNDERS.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT KNEW A MAN IN POLAND WHO WAS HOLDING A BIG SICKLE
AND HAD A NEEDLE IN HIS CAP WHILE IT WAS STRUCK BY THE LIGHTNING
AND THUNDERING. THE MAN GOT STRUCK BY THE LIGHTNING AND WAS
KILLED. MY FATHER SAW THE CORPSE AS IT WAS PULLED BY.
(IN POLAND, 1915-1920).

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Lightning Thunder
BELIEF -- Weather sign or control P890.222

Date learned: 11-19-1971

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STORM BELIEF

NEVER CARRY A METAL OBJECT WHEN IT THUNDERS.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT KNEW A MAN WHO WAS HOLDING A BIG SICKLE
AND HAD A NEEDLE IN HIS CAP WHILE IT WAS LIGHTNING
AND THUNDERING. THE MAN GOT STRUCK BY THE LIGHTNING AND WAS
KILLED. INFORMANT SAW THE CORPSE AS IT WAS BEING PULLED BY.
(IN POLAND, 1915-1920)

Data entry tech comment:

Informant is collector's father.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT HOME

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Lightning Thunder
BELIEF -- Weather sign or control P890.222

Date learned: 11-19-1971

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