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BELIEF

IF YOU DON'T WASH YOUR EARS WHEN YOU TAKE A BATH,
POTATOES WILL GROW IN THEM.

Submitter comment: THIS IS OFTEN TOLD TO CHILDREN TO GET THEM TO REMEMBER
TO WASH THEIR EARS.

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTION ; HYGIENE

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

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SOUTHERNERS USED BAKING SODA AS TOOTHPASTE AND AS AN
UNDERARM DEODORANT.

Where learned: MARYLAND ; BALTIMORE

James Callow Keyword(s): HYGIENE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Daily Life
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 10-14-1984 ; 00001960S

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Menstruating women were not allowed in the barn in the olden
days because the cows would cease to give milk.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Female Hygiene Myths

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 02-00-1985

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FOLK DEODORANT

USE BAKING SODA AS A DEODORANT FOR UNDERARMS
AND FEET. USE BAKING SODA ON VOMIT TO ELIMINATE THE
UNPLEASANT ODOR.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): Baking Soda ; Deodorant ; Domesticity ; Household ; HYGIENE ; Odor ; REMEDY ; Smell ; Tip ; TRICK ; Vomit

James Callow Keyword(s): SODIUM BICARBONATE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Home

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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