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GLASS HOUSES

PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES SHOULDN'T THROW STONES.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; HAMPSHIRE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 08-13-1968

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BLOOD

SULPHUR AND MOLASSES IS GOOD FOR THE BLOOD.

Where learned: HAMPSHIRE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Medicine

Date learned: 07-25-1968

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DRINK SASSAPHRAS TEA IN FEBRUARY TO THIN THE BLOOD.

Where learned: HAMPSHIRE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 07-25-1968

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HOW TO BLEED PEOPLE

PUT LEECHES ON PEOPLE TO BLEED THEM.

Where learned: HAMPSHIRE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 07-25-1968

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NOT GIVEN

HE WHO LAUGHS LAST LAUGHS BEST.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; HAMPSHIRE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 08-13-1968

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IF YOU SEE A CERTAIN NUMBER OF BUZZARDS THIS MEANS SOMETHING.
ONE FOR A SORROW, 2 FOR JOY, 3 FOR A LETTER AND 4 FOR A BOY.
DON'T KNOW WHAT COMES BETWEEN THERE AND 8, (BUT) 8 IS A SIGN
OF DEATH.

Where learned: HAMPSHIRE ; TENNESSEE, ASSUMED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Number To specific numbers

Date learned: 07-25-1968

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