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A pregnant woman should mix her urine with Drano. The
resultant color determines the sex of the child.
Unfortunately, the informant (a nurse) forgets which color is
Keyword(s): Childbirth, divination
|Subject headings:||CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth|
BELIEF -- Color
BELIEF -- Use of Object
How Many Children?
Thread a needle and hold it at the top, next to your left wrist. If you keep watching for awhile, the needle and thread will move all by itself. If it moves in circles, for example, three times, that means you will have three daughters someday. If it sways back and forth, that means you will have the respective number of sons. If the needle and thread don't move at all, you will be childless.
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs added by TRD
James Callow comment:
Original BN [P542, P860] crossed out. Replaced with current Classification
James Callow Keyword(s): Reference
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Birth|