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WOMAN

IF A WOMAN ENTER YOUR HOUSE FIRST ON MONDAY MORNING,
IT IS SAID THAT YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK THE REST OF THE WEEK.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT ACTUALLY EXPERIENCED THIS.

Where learned: TOLD AT INFORMANTS HOME

Keyword(s): FIRST ON MONDAY MORNING ; SEXISM

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 03-06-1971

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FORECAST

IF RED THE SUN BEGINS HIS RACE,
BE SURE THAT RAIN WILL FALL APACE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): MORNING ; RHYME. ; WEATHER.

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
BELIEF -- Sun
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour

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Belief: Weather

Morning red and evening gray / means the sun will shine all day.

Morning gray and evening red / will bring the rain upon your head.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P800] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Evening ; Gray ; Grey ; MORNING ; PREDICTION ; Rain ; Red ; Sun ; WEATHER

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Weather sign or control

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Language

Greeting:

"Good Morning, Glory!"

Submitter comment:

This was my grandmother's greeting to me in the morning

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

the words [not used] are written in the top left of the submission card

Keyword(s): FLOWER ; Glory ; GREETING ; Language ; MORNING ; Morning glory ; PLAY ON WORDS ; WORDPLAY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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A BABY CONCEIVED AT NIGHT WILL BE BORN AT NIGHT, WHILE A
BABY CONCEIVED DURING THE DAY WILL BE A GIRL.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BABY ; BELIEF ; BIRTH ; Born ; CONCEPTION ; MORNING ; Night ; PREDICTION ; PREGNANCY ; Time of day

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour

Date learned: 09-00-1973

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RED CLOUDS AT NIGHT,
SHEPARD'S DELIGHT.
RED CLOUDS IN THE MORNING,
SHEPARD'S WARNING.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CORNERSVILLE

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; Clouds ; Clouds ; COLOR ; Delight ; FARMING ; METEOROLOGY ; MORNING ; Night ; OMEN ; Portent ; Red ; Shepard ; SIGN ; WARNING ; WEATHER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
BELIEF -- Weather sign or control

Date learned: 00001972-00001973 (ASSUMED)

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ROOSTER BELIEF

EARLY IN THE MORNING, BEFORE DAYLIGHT, YOU MAY SMELL SOMETHING
PECULIAR IN THE AIR. THIS IS THE SMELL OF JUDAS WHEN HE DIED BECAUSE
HE BETRAYED CHRIST WITH THE KISS IN EARLY MORNING.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; KALAMAZOO

Keyword(s): Daylight ; JUDAS ; MORNING ; RELIGION ; Rooster ; Smell ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Religious hero

Date learned: 02-18-1971

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