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Proverb

If wishes were horses beggars would ride.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Beggar ; HORSE ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Ride ; VERSE ; WISH

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Happy is the bride the sun shines upon.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bride ; Happy ; LUCK ; Maxim ; OMEN ; PROVERB ; Shine ; Sun ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Wedding Custom

It is a custom for the bride and groom to entwine arms and share a cup of wine at the wedding reception.

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Keyword(s): Arm ; Arms ; Bride ; CEREMONY ; Cup ; CUSTOM ; DRINK ; Entwine ; GLASS ; Groom ; Reception ; WEDDING ; Wine

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage

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Wedding Custom

If the bride wears a garter at her wedding she usually removes it and tosses it to a group of single males. The man who catches it will marry next.

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Keyword(s): Bachelor ; Bride ; CUSTOM ; Garter ; MARRIAGE ; Men ; Reception ; Single ; WEDDING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage

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Wedding Custom

At all traditional weddings it is common for the guests and family of the groom to sit on one side of the church (room, etc) and for the guests and family of the bride to sit on the other side.

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Keyword(s): Bride ; CHURCH ; CUSTOM ; FAMILY ; FRIENDS ; Groom ; Pews ; SEPARATION ; Side ; Sit ; tradition ; WEDDING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage

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IF AN EXPECTANT MOTHER ADMIRES HERSELF FREQUENTLY IN A
MIRROR, HER LABOR WILL BE DIFFICULT.

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Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Labor ; PREGNANCY ; VANITY

James Callow Keyword(s): VANITY PRIDE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth

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WHY DO POLACKS MAKE THE WEDDING CAKE OUT OF GARBAGE?
TO KEEP THE FLIES OFF THE BRIDE

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Bride ; Cake ; Ethnic Slurs ; JOKE ; POLISH ; WEDDING

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 04-00-1972

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THE BRIDE SHOULD WEAR "SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW,
SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLUE" FOR GOOD LUCK.

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Where learned: OHIO ; NEW BREMEN

Keyword(s): Blue ; Borrowed ; Bride ; CUSTOM ; MARRIAGE ; New ; Old ; RHYME ; tradition

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage

Date learned: 00-00-1972

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PREDICTING HOW MANY CHILDREN A FUTURE BRIDE WILL HAVE.
AT A BRIDAL SHOWER, THE NUMBER OF RIBBONS ON THE PRESENTS, BROKEN
PREDICTS THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN SHE WILL HAVE

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROSEVILLE

Keyword(s): Babies ; BELIEF ; Bride ; CHILDREN ; CUSTOM ; FAMILY ; GAME ; GIFT ; MARRIAGE ; Newlyweds ; Offspring ; PREDICTION ; Ribbon

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Breaking of
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Number Counting beliefs
BELIEF -- Use of Object Occasions Events
BELIEF -- Use of object for determining number of children or sex of unborn

Date learned: 04-00-1980

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