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Wedding Custom

To find out the last initial of the man you'll marry, say the letters of the alphabet as you turn the stem of the apple. (one letter for each turn). The letter it breaks on is the initial.

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Keyword(s): ALPHABET ; Apple ; CUSTOM ; Groom ; Initial ; Man ; MARRIAGE ; Marry ; Stem ; WEDDING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage

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SING AT THE TABLE
MARRY BEFORE YOU'RE ABLE.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Able ; BELIEF ; Marry ; RHYME ; Sing ; Table

James Callow Keyword(s): ELLIPSIS

Subject headings: 860 Belief
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.477
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.574
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Measure of time Eating For menu, see N222.
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance

Date learned: 07-06-1973

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Belief

When two people pull a pulleybone, the one getting the shorter end marries first.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; MARRIAGE ; Marry ; Pulley ; Pulley Bone ; Shorter ; WISHBONE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance

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LEGEND OF MONTE SANO

THE NAME OF A MOUNTAIN NEAR HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA IS DERIVED
FROM A TRGIC LOVE STORY. A WHITE SETTLER FELL IN LOVE WITH
A BEAUTIFUL INDIAN MAIDEN NAMED MONTE. HER (MONTE'S)
FATHER SAID SHE COULD NOT MARRy THE WHITE MAN, BUT MUST
MARRY THE INDIAN PRINCE. THE WHITE MAN DIED OF A BROKEN
HEART SAYING, "MONTE SAY NO TO THE PRINCE."

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Alabama ; INDIAN ; Legend ; Marry ; Native American ; Settler

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Explanation of a name

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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IF YOU MARRY IN PINK
YOUR LOVE WILL STINK.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; LOVE ; Marry ; Pink ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Stink ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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