RE:SEARCH logo
University of Detroit Mercy Libraries / Instructional Design Studio
UDM HOME BLACKBOARD MY UDMERCY
RESEARCH HOME / FIND / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS / THE JAMES T. CALLOW FOLKLORE ARCHIVE /
James Callow Folklore Archive

Collection Home

About Dr. James T. Callow

Dr. James T. Callow publications

Collectors

Browse by

Subject heading

Keyword

Location

Questions or comments on this site? Please email davidsor@udmercy.edu.

The James T. Callow Folklore Archive

search for

Content filter is on

Your search for LEO returned 4 results.

showing 4 items

JOKE

WHY WAS COLUMBUS NOTED FOR ECONOMY?
HE TRAVELED 30,000 MILES TO THE GALLON.

Submitter comment: FROM SCHOOL

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GALLEON SHIP ; HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 04-15-1967

View just this record

ACTIVITY-ASTRONOMY

CORN SHOULD BE PLANTED UNDER LEO TO INSURE LARGE
EARS. MM
CORN SHOULD BE PLANTED UNDER GEMINI TO INSURE TWO
EARS PER STALK.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM AN UNCLE, JOHN FURR.

Data entry tech comment: GEMINI=TWINS

Where learned: INDIANA ; GREENFIELD

James Callow Keyword(s): LEO=LION, KING OF BEASTS. ; SYMBOLISM ; SYMBOLISM MM

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Plant husbandry Farming

Date learned: 11-23-1967

View just this record

DON'T CUT HORNS WHEN THE SIGN IS IN THE HEART.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): LEO ; ZODIAC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal Husbandry Farming Ranching

Date learned: 09-23-1973

View just this record

Belief: Animal

Bite-Cure:

In Haiti, there is a small lizard-type animal, resembling a chameleon, because right before it bites you, it changes colors so that you can't see it. When it does bite, its jaws lock and it dangles on your body. The only way you can get it off is to find a donkey and make it bray - there by forcing the animal to open its jaws.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P750] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; Bite ; BLEND ; Camouflage ; Chameleon ; DONKEY ; ETHNIC ; Haiti ; Haitian ; Lizard

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal

View just this record

showing 4 items

University of Detroit Mercy
4001 W. McNichols Detroit , MI , 48221-3038
This site is endorsed by the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) and supports the views, values, and mission of UDM. The University of Detroit Mercy web site provides links to other web sites, both public and private, for informational purposes. The inclusion of these links on UDM's site does not imply endorsement by the University. Please contact the Instructional Design Studio for any questions regarding this web site.