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"WE BURY OTHERS, WHY NOT YOU;
EVENTUALLY, WHY NOT NOW."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVERTISEMENT ; FUNERAL HOME SLOGAN?

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-19-1968

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Ethnic: Ukraine

Belief:

In Ukraine, it is believed that if you're locked out of your house and forced to come in through the window, you must also leave by the window or you will experience some misfortune.

Submitter comment:

Informant received information from grandparents in Ukraine.

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P880] written and crossed out twice/replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; CUSTOM ; Door ; ETHNIC ; FUNERAL HOME SLOGAN? ; SUPERSTITION ; Ukraine ; UKRAINIAN ; UKRAINIAN BELIEF ; Window

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

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