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OPEN AN UMBRELLA INSIDE THE HOUSE AND IT WILL RAIN
THREE EXTRA DAYS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
Observation
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities

Date learned: 11-29-1967

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IT IS BELIEVED BY SOME OLDER PEOPLE THAT WHEN THEIR ARTHRITIS ACTS
UP, IT IS A FORESHADOWING OF INCLEMENT WEATHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Weather sign or control
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities

Date learned: 10-17-1972

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WEATHER PROVERB

ARTHRITIC PAIN, SURE TO BRING RAIN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): WEATHER PROVERB

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RAIN BEFORE SEVEN, SHINEY AT ELEVEN.

Where learned: ROYAL OAK

James Callow Keyword(s): ELLIPSIS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities

Date learned: 00-00-1950

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WHEN YOU CUT GRASS BEFORE A STORM, LIGHTNING WILL
STRIKE YOUR HOME.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM HER PARENTS, WHO ARE
OF IRISH DESCENT.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Lightning Thunder
BELIEF -- Use of Object Plant
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities

Date learned: 03-31-1967

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SAY "BREAD AND BUTTER" WHEN AN OBJECT COMES BETWEEN YOU
AND YOUR COMPANION OR YOU WILL HAVE AN ARGUMENT.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; KANSAS CITY

James Callow Keyword(s): FIGHT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 00001950'S

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THE GIRL WHO TAKES THE LAST PIECE OF CAKE, CANDY, ETC.,
WILL BE AN OLD MAID

Where learned: MISSOURI ; KANSAS CITY

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Food
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities

Date learned: 00001950'S

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IF A REAL OLD PERSON DIES, THERE WILL BE A BAD CLOUD (STORM).

Where learned: ALABAMA ; ALBERTVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities

Date learned: 06-17-1972

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IF YOU OPEN AN UMBRELLA INSIDE THE HOUSE, IT WILL RAIN.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; SHELBYVILLE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Human condition and activities
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

Date learned: 06-15-1973

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