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WHEN YOU HEAR A SIREN, SAY A PRAYER FOR THE PERSON INSIDE.

Submitter comment: I HAVE HEARD THIS BEFORE, I BELIEVE IT IS CATHOLIC IN ORIGIN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): THAT IS, INSIDE THE AMBULANCE.

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 00-00-1980 ; 00-00-1950

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COINCIDE: WHAT YOU DO WHEN IT STARTS RAINING.

Where learned: TEXAS ; WACO

James Callow Keyword(s): DEFINITION ; HUMOR ; PUN FOR GO INSIDE.

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 05-29-1970

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO CUT A FRAME FOR A WINDOW OR A DOOR
INSIDE A HOUSE.

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Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BAD LUCK ; Carpentry ; Craft ; Cut ; Door ; frame ; House ; Indoors ; Inside ; LUCK ; Window

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck Activities

Date learned: 11-22-1972

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