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SPIDER IN THE EAR

PUT SOME WATER AND OLIVE OIL OR CASTER OIL TOGETHER AND POUR IN
EAR AND SPIDER WILL COME OUT.

Where learned: OHIO ; LUCAS COUNTY

James Callow Keyword(s): CASTOR OIL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Insect
BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 10-03-1972

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Autograph Rhyme

Album Rhyme:

Mary had a little watch

She swallowed it one day

She took a dose of castor oil

Just to pass the time away.

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Keyword(s): Album ; AUTOGRAPH ; CASTOR OIL ; EUPHEMISM ; Mary ; parody of "Mary Had a Little Lamb" ; poem ; RHYME ; Signature ; Tune ; VERSE ; Watch

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music

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TAKE A TABLET OF CALAMO BEFORE GOING TO SLEEP AT NIGHT
AND A TABLESPOON OF CASTOR OIL UPON RISING IN THE
MORNING.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; Calamo ; CASTOR OIL ; CURE ; REMEDY ; Teaspoon

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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WART CURE:
COAT WITH CASTOR OIL

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): CASTOR OIL ; CURE ; REMEDY ; Wart

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 07-01-1973

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