The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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(NAME) IS A FRIEND OF MINE,
HE RESEMBLES FRANKENSTEIN.
WHEN HE DOES THE IRISH JIG,
HE LOOKS JUST LIKE PORKY PIG.
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Lyrical Verse Lyrical Verse|
Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR
It was a custom that during the wakes for the departed that
were always held at a house the women would sit in the living
room with the body and cry and pray while the men sat in the
kitchen. They (the men) would eat, drink and make merry.
The informants' uncle learned to jig on the kitchen table at a
very young age at the wakes.
This is considered an Irish custom of that era.
Keyword(s): Dancing: Irish Jig
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Crucial moment of life Life cycle|
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Death Funeral Burial
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Typical Elements of a Festive Pattern
Date learned: 00-00-1935
WHAT DID THE POLACK THINK AN IRISH JIG WAS?
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|Subject headings:||RIDDLE -- Riddle Question|
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Date learned: 04-00-1972