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BELIEF-MEDICINE

IF A LEAF IS HEART-SHAPED, IT WILL MAKE A GOOD TEA FOR THE HEART.

Submitter comment: HEARD IN YOUTH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HEART ; HOMEOPATHIC-IMITATIVE MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

NOVEMBER 10, 1937
WHEN YOU GET MARRIED,
DON'T MARRY A FOOL.
MARRY A BOY
FROM CARY SCHOOL. MM
2 DAY
+2 MORROW
4 GET ME NOT
GERALDINE RITCHIE MM
DECEMBER 8, 1937
IF I WAS A LITTLE RABBIT
AND HAD A TAIL OF FLUFF,
I WOULD SIT ON YOUR DRESSER
AND BE YOUR POWDER PUFF.
ELEANOR FODOR MM
DECEMBER 12, 1937
YOU MAY LIVE IN ITALY.
YOU MAY LIVE IN SPAIN.
BUT THE WAY I LOVE YOU BABY,
WOULD MAKE A BULLDOG BREAK ITS CHAIN.
YOURS TIL BUTTER FLIES.
GEORGIA CASH MM
FEBRUARY 7, 1938
WHEN YOU GET MARRIED
AND HAVE TWINS,
DON'T SEND TO ME
FOR SAFETY PINS.
SYLVIA GAZDAG MM
FEBRUARY 14, 1938
YOU MAY BE FRENCH OR GERMAN,
BUT MARRY A BOY NAMED HERMAN.
CAROLYN

Submitter comment: THE AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE WAS COLLECTED BY THE INFORMANT
WHILE A PUPIL AT HUGH CARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 6501 SOUTH
STREET, DETROIT, MICHIGAN. THE INFORMANT ATTENDED CARY
SCHOOL FROM 1931-1940 (KINDERGARTEN-EIGHTH GRADE) AND
ESTIMATES THE ETHNIC MAKE-UP AS 50% ARMENIAN, 20% HUNGARIAN,
20% ITALIAN, AND 10% OTHER (LESS THAN 1% BLACK).
"STEP-INS" ARE PANTIES. "TOYS", ACCORDING TO THE
INFORMANT, MEANS "I AM FOND OF YOU."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): SLANG: BABY FOR SWEETHEART

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Matrimony
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Tender sentiment
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing
Z210

Date learned: 09-00-1982

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This guy wants to marry this girl so he goes to
ask her father's permission. The father says to
the guy "I think there is something about my
daughter that you should know. She has acute
angina." The guy replied, "I realize that and her
tits ain't bad either!"

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LENNON

Keyword(s): Heart disease

James Callow Keyword(s): Confusion of angina and vagina

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Body part Senses
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: 00-00-1984

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MEIN HERTZ IST KLEIN,
KANN NIEMAHND NEIN,
NUR DU MEIN LIEBER JESU ALEIN.

Where learned: HUNGARY

James Callow Keyword(s): HEART ; JESUS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

Date learned: 00-00-1897

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Proverb

Pennsylvania Dutch Proverb:

Girls with fat cheeks have hearts like flint.

Submitter comment:

Heard in Steelton, PA. about 1920.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Comparison?

Original BN [V200 : 700] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cheeks ; DUTCH ; Emotions ; ETHNIC ; Fat ; Female ; FLINT ; Girl ; HEART ; LOVE ; PENNSYLVANIA ; Region

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

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Proverb

Love is Blind

Submitter comment:

From - Uncertain

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in a pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Original BN [V300] crossed out. replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): BLIND ; Emotions ; HEART ; LOVE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Absence ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; HEART ; LOVE ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Keyword(s): Absence ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Fond ; HEART ; LOVE ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Absence ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Fond ; HEART ; LOVE ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Absence ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; HEART ; LOVE ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; STRENGTH ; Strong ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this in Norwalk, Ohio.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original Bn [V880] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Absence ; Absent ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; DISTANCE ; Fond ; HEART ; LOVE ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; ROMANCE ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Autograph Verse

Album Rhyme:

Take a tip - dodge cupid's dart.

Don't let a soldier get your heart.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Album ; Aphorism ; AUTOGRAPH ; Cupid ; Dart ; HEART ; LOVE ; poem ; RHYME ; Signature ; Soldier ; VERSE

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

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Maxim

A light heart insures good digestion

Submitter comment:

Written in an old cook book

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

SO?

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BODY ; Digestion ; FOOD ; HEART ; LIGHT ; Maxim

Subject headings: SPEECH -- S5570

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Superstition

You should not operate on pigs (geld) if the moon sign is in the heart or head. If you do, there is more sickness and loss.

Data entry tech comment:

Entered by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; SPRINGFIELD ; U.H. Garrett

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; ASTROLOGY ; HEAD ; HEART ; MEDICINE ; MOON ; SIGN ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Working

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SNEEZE BELIEF

IT IS KNOWN THAT WHEN ONE SNEEZES, YOU ARE SUPPOSED
TO SAY, "GOD BLESS YOU." BECAUSE AT THAT MOMENT THEIR HEART STOPS
AND THEY ARE CLOSEST TO DEATH.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHGATE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; DEATH ; HEART ; SNEEZE ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 02-00-1972

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Belief

If cutting a loaf of bread, never leave knife in bread it is like cutting the heart of Jesus

(Romanian)

Data entry tech comment:

Input by TRD

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; HEART ; JESUS ; RELIGION ; RESPECT ; SUPERSTITION ; SYMBOL ; SYMBOLISM

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Custom

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LOSS OF A SWEETHEART

IF YOU ARE RIDING OVER TRACKS, (WHETHER THEY ARE TRAIN TRACKS
OR STREETCAR TRACKS) RAISE YOUR FEET OFF THE GROUND. IF YOU
DO NOT, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PRESENT SWEETHEART.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Relationship ; SUPERSTITION ; Sweetheart ; Tracks

James Callow Keyword(s): DIRECTION ; POSITION

Subject headings: Observation
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Dating Courtship
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Feet, toes, toenails
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
SPEECH -- Gesture

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BEFORE A BASKETBALL GAME ALL THE PLAYERS ON SACRED
HEART SEMINARY'S TEAM WOULD GATHER AROUND THE COACH
AND PLACE THEIR HANDS ON TOP OF HIS AND PRAY A
HAIL MARY, AND THEN "QUEEN OF VICTORY, PRAY FOR
US." THIS WAS DONE FOR LUCK IN WINNING THE GAME.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Basketball ; BELIEF ; CUSTOM ; GAME ; hail Mary ; LUCK ; Pray ; PRAYER ; Sacred Heart ; SPORTS ; SUPERSTITION ; Victory

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Prayer
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.22

Date learned: 10-00-1971

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