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REMEDY FOR BURNS

AN OLD POLISH REMEDY FOR BURNS.
IS TO PUT COOKED CABBAGE LEAVES ON THE AFFECTED AREA.

Data entry tech comment: OTHER SIMILAR CARDS IN ARCHIVES

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): CABBAGE LEAVES ; FOOD ; POLISH BELIEF

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 03-15-1968

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Retort

Ridicule:

You said it, Cabbage, you've got the head for it.

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James Callow comment:

[A Retort? To What? ] is written across the top of the card.

Original BN [B662] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): Cabbage ; COMEBACK ; HEAD ; INSULT ; RETORT ; SARCASM ; Wisecrack

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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BABIES ARE FOUND UNDER THE CABBAGE LEAVES IN THE GARDEN.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CORNERSVILLE

Keyword(s): Babies ; BABY ; Cabbage ; GARDEN ; Tale

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Creation and Order of Human Life
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Birth

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SUPERSTITION FOR GOOD LUCK

IN ORDER TO ENSURE GOOD LUCK FOR THE COMING YEAR YOU SHOULD EAT
CABBAGE FOR DINNER ON NEW YEAR'S DAY.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): Cabbage ; Consume ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; LUCK ; Meal ; New Years ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
BELIEF -- Good luck Time (year, season, week, hour, etc.) Occasion Event

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