The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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There is a saying we used to do on the way
home from school. "Step on a crack, break your
mother's back. Step on a line, break your
father's spine." We would try not to step on
any cracks or lines. If we did, we were always
afraid that it would come true.
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief|
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness
Date learned: 00001970S
In Russia, newlyweds place flowers at the nearest statue
of Lenin for good luck throughout their marriage.
|Subject headings:|| 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.|
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Good luck