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IF THE SUN SETS BEHIND A CLOUD, THIS MEANS RAIN WILL COME.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Weather sign or control
BELIEF -- Sun
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew

Date learned: 06-17-1973

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A RAINY DAY IN APRIL MEANS A GOOD CROP YEAR.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- April
BELIEF -- Weather sign or control
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year

Date learned: 06-17-1973

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WHEN THE MOON HANGS WITH ITS POINTS UP, IT MAKES A SAUCER
AND INDICATES DRY WEATHER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Moon
BELIEF -- Weather sign or control

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RUB GREEN TOMATO ON A WART AND IT WILL GO AWAY.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 11-24-1977

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BLOWING OUT ALL YOUR BIRTHDAY CANDLES WITH ONE BREATH, YOUR
WISH WILL COME TRUE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Private birthday or anniversary
BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 11-24-1977

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IF YOU MAKE A WISH ON A FALLING STAR, IT WILL COME TRUE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Star
BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 11-24-1977

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QUILLING: TO BLOW SNUFF OR POWDER INTO THE FACE OF A WOMAN
IN LABOR TO HASTEN CHILDBIRTH.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 11-24-1977

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PEPPERMINT TEA IS GOOD FOR A COLD.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 11-04-1977

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IF YOU DREAM ABOUT SNAKES THERE WILL BE A DEATH IN THE FAMILY.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Dreams Untamed varieties
BELIEF -- Dreams P841.61

Date learned: 11-01-1977

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ONIONS WILL CURE A COLD.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 11-03-1977

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WEAR A LUMP OF ASAFETIDA TIED AROUND YOUR NECK TO KEEP AWAY
DISEASES.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 11-24-1977

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PROVERB: GLUTTONY

YOU CAN'T HAVE YOUR CAKE AND EAT IT TOO.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB: FOOLS

WISE MEN LEARN BY OTHERS' HARMS, FOOLS SCARCELY BY
THEIR OWN.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB: EMPTY BAGS

TIS HARD FOR AN EMPTY BAG TO STAND UPRIGHT.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB: DESIRES

TIS EASIER TO SUPPRESS THE FIRST DESIRE THAN TO SATISFY
ALL THAT FOLLOWS IT.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB: DOGS

AS THICK AS HAIR ON A DOG'S BACK.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB: WATER

STILL WATER RUNS DEEP.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Keyword(s): PROFUNDITY PROFOUND

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB: SPEAKING

SPEAK SOFTLY AND CARRY A BIG STICK.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; FRANKLIN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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