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CHAIR

NEVER WALK A CHAIR IN THE HOUSE. IT CAUSES A CHILD TO BE
BORN CRIPPLE.

Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

James Callow Keyword(s): CARRY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Physically handicapped Deformed
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: CA11001973

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Language

"Lag" means carry

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Keyword(s): CARRY ; Lag ; Language ; SLANG ; Vocabulary

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Common Word

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Language

"wag" means carry

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Keyword(s): CARRY ; Language ; SLANG ; Vocabulary ; Wag

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Common Word

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IF THE UNBORN CHILD IS CARRIED HIGH, IT WILL BE A GIRL;
IF CARRIED LOW, IT WILL BE A BOY.

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Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BABY ; BELIEF ; Boy ; Carriage ; CARRY ; CHILD ; Fetus ; gender ; Girl ; High ; Low ; PREGNANCY ; STOMACH ; Unborn

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 09-00-1973

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A CHILD CARRIED TO THE LEFT SIDE IS A BOY; TO THE
RIGHT SIDE, A GIRL.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Boy ; CARRY ; gender ; Girl ; LEFT ; PREDICTION ; PREGNANCY ; RIGHT ; Side ; STOMACH

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 08-20-1973

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