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IF TWO FRIENDS EXCHANGE THEIR BLOOD THROUGH A SMALL CUT ON
EACH OF THEIR FINGERS, THEY WILL BE FRIENDS THROUGHOUT
THEIR ENTIRE LIFETIME; THEY CONSIDER THEMSELVES BLOOD
BROTHERS.

Submitter comment: I LEARNED THIS CHARM FROM A FRIEND WHEN I WAS ABOUT NINE

Where learned: INDIANA ; BEDFORD

Subject headings: Charm / Enchantment / Conjuration

Date learned: 06-12-1972

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WEATHER PREDICTION

FOGS IN AUGUST GIVE THE SAME NUMBER OF SNOWS IN THE WINTER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; BEDFORD COUNTY

Subject headings: Prediction / Divination

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COUNT THE APPEARANCES OF ONE HUNDRED RED CONVERTIBLES.
UPON THE COMPLETION OF THIS TASK, AN UNMARRIED GIRL'S
FUTURE HUSBAND WILL APPEAR AS THE VERY FIRST MAN SHE
MEETS.

Submitter comment: WHEN I WAS THIRTEEN, I LEARNED THIS CHARM FROM A FRIEND

Where learned: INDIANA ; BEDFORD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Use of object for determining future spouse P862.6

Date learned: 06-09-1972

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Entertainment: Song

Way down South when I was born
They raised the cotton and the corn

Ke-mo ky-mo dar-o whack
Hike ta-mo Hoke ta-mo

Ring dum pop-a-didle
In step sally winkle

Nip cat penny winkle
Sing a song of kitchi-katchi ky-me-oh

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Source: my grandmother who says it is a family song learned in 1880.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; BEDFORD COUNTY

Keyword(s): Entertainment ; MUSIC ; RHYME ; Slave ; SONG ; South ; WORK

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Song

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