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IF AT COMMUNION YOU BITE THE HOST, BLOOD WILL COME OUT OF YOUR
MOUTH AND NOSE AND YOU WILL DIE.

Submitter comment: ENTIRELY FALSE--I TRIED IT THE NEXT DAY.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; SAINT JOSEPH

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Church
BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Church
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: CA09001965

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IF YOU HEAR A SIREN, SAY A HAIL MARY FOR ALL THOSE IN TROUBLE.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; SAINT JOSEPH

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 10-05-1976

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IF YOU HAVE LITTLE WHITE MARKS UNDER YOUR FINGERNAILS, EACH ONE
SIGNIFIES A WHITE LIE.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; SAINT JOSEPH

Keyword(s): LYING

Subject headings: Spirit / Mind / Body
BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Sign Color

Date learned: 10-05-1976

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WHEN SOMEONE IS REALLY HAPPY, WE USED TO CALL IT BEING "HAPPY AS
A BLEE".

Where learned: MISSOURI ; SAINT JOSEPH

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 10-05-1976

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PROVERB: WHEN THE MOON IS HIGH

WHEN THERE WILL BE A FULL MOON ON A CERTAIN NIGHT, PEOPLE ARE
AFFECTED, IRRITABLE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT IS NOT CERTAIN WHERE SHE OBTAINED THIS INFORMATION, BUT
SHE ACTUALLY BELIEVES IT TO BE TRUE.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; SAINT JOSEPH

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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