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MIRACLE OF ST. PAUL

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH IN MALTA IS FREQUENTLY VISITED BY MANY
TOURISTS. THERE IS A WALL OF LIMESTONE WHERE THE TOURISTS CHIP OFF
THE STONE FOR A SOUVENIR. NO MATTER
HOW MANY TOURISTS CHIP OFF STONE,
IT ALWAYS REMAINS THE SAME AS A MIRACLE OF ST. PAUL.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Legend ; Malta ; Saint Paul ; Souvenir ; STONE ; Tourism ; Wall

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Religious hero
BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 03-08-1970

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CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

PEOPLE MAKE SPECIAL CAKES AND PLUM PUDDINGS IN MALTA AT CHRISTMAS
TIME. THEY GIVE THESE AWAY AS GIFTS SINCE THEIR CHRISTMAS IS NOT AS
COMMERCIAL AS IN THE U.S.A.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; GIFTS ; Malta ; Pudding ; tradition

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Pastry
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Gifts, gift giving at Christmas

Date learned: 03-08-1970

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IN MALTA, IT IS A COMMON CUSTOM TO MAKE THE SIGN OF
THE CROSS EVERYTIME YOU GET ON A BUS FOR A SAFE
JOURNEY.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; BLESSING ; BUS ; Cross ; CUSTOM ; Malta ; RELIGION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.22

Date learned: 03-06-1972

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