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IN UKRAINE, IT IS BELIEVED THAT IF A PERSON SPEAKS OF HIS OWN GOOD
FORTUNE, HE SHOULD AFTERWARDS KNOCK THREE TIMES ON SOME RAW,
UNFINISHED WOOD SO HIS LUCK WON'T CHANGE.
Submitter comment: INFORMANT COLLECTED INFORMATION PASSED ON BY GRANDPARENTS IN UKRAINE
|Subject headings:|| 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple|
BELIEF -- Conversions P883.22
SPEECH -- Gesture
Date learned: 10-01-1967
In Ukraine, it is believed that if you're locked out of your house and forced to come in through the window, you must also leave by the window or you will experience some misfortune.
Informant received information from grandparents in Ukraine.
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs added by TRD
James Callow comment:
Original BN [P880] written and crossed out twice/replaced with current classification.
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank|