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CUSTOM

IN SPAIN WHEN A MAN PASSES OR SEES A YOUNG, PRETTY WOMAN, HE KISSES
AT HER TO SHOW HIS DELIGHT AND PAY A COMPLIMENT TO HER.

Where learned: SPAIN

Keyword(s): SPAIN KISS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 10-07-1970

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Custom: Holiday

IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN, THE UNATTACHED MEN WALKED
AROUND THE PLAZA COUNTER-CLOCKWISE, WHILE THE UNMARRIED
GIRLS WALKED IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION. OCCASIONALLY,
THE GIRLS WILL REST ON OVERLOOKING BALCONIES, FROM
WHICH THEY WILL THROW SMALL DARTS TRAILING COLORED
STREAMERS. AFTER THE PARADE, THE MAN IS ENTITLED
TO VISIT ONLY BALCONIES DECORATED IN THE COLORS MATCHING
THE STREAMERS HE HOLDS.

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Where learned: Magazine

Keyword(s): Balcony ; COURTSHIP ; Dart ; ETHNIC ; Female ; Flirtation ; Male ; Parade ; Ribbon ; Spain ; Spanish ; Streamer ; Streamers

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Typical Elements of a Festive Pattern

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Riddle

Flour of England, Fruit of Spain-
Met together in a shower of rain.
Put in a bag and tied round with a string-
If you'll tell me this riddle
I'll give you a ring.

Answer: Plum Pudding

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; Normandy

Keyword(s): England ; Language ; Plum Pudding ; RHYME ; RIDDLE ; Spain

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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