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IT IS BAD LUCK IF SOME ONE GIVES YOU BABY ARTICLES AS SOON AS YOU
KNOW YOU ARE PREGNANT.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR ; TOLD AT HER HOME

Keyword(s): IMPLIED WARNING ; MISFORTUNE

James Callow Keyword(s): GIFT-GIVING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Number Emptiness, nothingness, zero
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 02-15-1970

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BIRTH

IF A PREGNANT WOMAN SEES ANY FOOD SHE MUST BE OFFERED A TASTE OF IT,
OTHERWISE SHE WILL LOSE THE BABY BECAUSE SHE WILL BE THINKING ABOUT
THE FOOD ALL NIGHT

Submitter comment: ROMANIAN

Keyword(s): IMPLIED WARNING ADVICE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 10-06-1969

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