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Superstition

Protection Against Vampires:

Garlic is a charm to be used against vampires.

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Where learned: ENGLAND ; WORCESTER

Keyword(s): Garlic ; Lore ; MYTH ; Protection ; Protective ; SPICE ; SUPERSTITION ; Vampire

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Werewolf Vampire

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IF ONE EATS GARLIC AND HAS WORMS, THE WORMS WILL DISAPPEAR.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): CURE ; Garlic ; REMEDY ; WORMS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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VAMPIRE BELIEF

VAMPIRES CAN BE KEPT AWAY BY HANGING GARLIC AROUND YOUR
DOORS AND WINDOWS
GARLIC HUNG AROUND THE NECK ALSO SERVES THE PURPOSE

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Where learned: OHIO ; FREMONT

Keyword(s): Garlic ; SUPERNATURAL ; SUPERSTITION ; Undead ; Vampire

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Vegetable
BELIEF -- Werewolf Vampire
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Upper body, arms, neck

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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VAMPIRE BELIEF

YOU CAN STOP A VAMPIRE WITH A CRUCIFIX WITH GARLIC FLOWERS,
(THE SCENT KILLS THEM)
OR BY CATCHING THEM OUTSIDE THEIR GRAVE IN THE DAYTIME.
ANY VAMPIRE THAT GOES OUTSIDE HIS GRAVE IN THE DAYTIME
DESERVES TO BE KILLED ANYWAY IF HE IS STUPID ENOUGH TO
DO THAT

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Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): Crucifix ; Garlic ; SUPERNATURAL ; SUPERSTITION ; Vampire

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Vegetable
BELIEF -- Werewolf Vampire
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications

Date learned: 11-19-1968

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GARLIC

GARLIC WORN AROUND THE NECK WILL KEEP AWAY A WEREWOLF.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Garlic ; SUPERNATURAL ; SUPERSTITION ; Werewolf

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Vegetable
BELIEF -- Werewolf Vampire
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Upper body, arms, neck

Date learned: 04-26-1972

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