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LUCK

NEVER WASTE PEANUT SHEELS ON THE GROUND, IT CAUSES FUSS.

Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

James Callow Keyword(s): ARGUMENT QUARRELING DISCORD

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: CA11001973

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ON DAD'S TRIPS THROUGH THE WOODS HE WOULD
CUT PIECES OF WOOD OFF "SLIPPERY ELM"
WHICH HE WOULD BRING HOME TO US TO USE
FOR CHEWING GUM.

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; PEORIA

Keyword(s): GUM

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Special Form and PurposeObject of Bodily Consumption

Date learned: 11-01-1971

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GUN SHOE

A PERSON IS NAMED "IT," AND HE IS CALLED GUN-SHOE
OR THE DETECTIVE. HE BLINDS HIS EYES AND EVERYBODY
ELSE HIDES. AFTER COUNTING TO 100 HE THEN SEARCHES
FOR THE PLAYERS UNTIL HE FINDS THEM.

Submitter comment: IT IS VERY SIMILAR TO THE GAME OF HIDE-AND-SEEK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GUMSHOE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Hiding Searching

Date learned: 11-30-1971

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO BURN SASSAFRAS IN YOUR FIREPLACE.
THE SMOKE WILL RISE UP AND SPREAD AROUND AND EVERYBODY
WILL FALL OUT WITH YOU.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ALIENATION ; ARGUMENT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Use of Object Human beings and their activities
BELIEF -- Bad luck

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WHEN YOU MOVE DON'T EVER MOVE THE CAT OR THE BROOM.
IF YOU DO, YOU WON'T GET ALONG WITH YOUR NEW
NEIGHBORS.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ALIENATION ; ARGUMENT

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 00001928 CA.

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IF YOU AND A FRIEND ARE WALKING TOGETHER AND A TREE OR
POLE COMES BETWEEN YOU, BOTH OF YOU MUST SAY "BREAD AND
BUTTER," OR YOU'LL HAVE A FIGHT

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ARGUMENT ALIENATION

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

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HANG ASTIFITITY AROUND THE NECK TO KEEP GUMS AWAY.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ASAFETIDA ; GUMS = GUM BOILS?

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 09-17-1973

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Autograph Verse

Album Rhyme:

Remember me

you can, you must

As long as you can bite a crust,

But when your jaws are old and bare,

forget me then, if you dare.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): AGE ; Album ; AUTOGRAPH ; Crust ; FOOD ; GUM ; Jaw ; MEMORY ; poem ; Remember ; RHYME ; Signature ; TEETH ; VERSE

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

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SUPERSTITION

WHEN TWO PEOPLE MEET AN OBSTACLE IF THEY GO DIFFERENT WAYS AROUND
IT THEY WILL HAVE AN ARGUMENT.

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Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): ARGUMENT ; BELIEF ; FIGHT ; FRIENDSHIP ; Obstacle ; Separate ; SUPERSTITION ; Teamwork ; Together

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

Date learned: 01-00-1968

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