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IT IS THE CUSTOM TO BAKE BREAD WITH MONEY IN IT,
AND WHOEVER GETS THE COIN WHEN THE BREAD IS
EATEN, WILL HAVE GOOD LUCK FOR THE YEAR.

Submitter comment: SHE HEARD THIS FROM HER MOTHER

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Cereal
BELIEF -- Good luck Money
BELIEF -- Good luck Food and drink

Date learned: 12-01-1967

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CURE

TREATMENT FOR SUNBURN: PLACE A FRYING PAN ON THE HEAD
(TO DRAW OUT THE HEAT).

Submitter comment: HE HEARD THIS FROM HIS MOTHER.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Keyword(s): TRANSFERENCE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

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STONE AND COPPER ART

TWO 5X8 CARDS SHOWING TWO 3X3 COLOR PHOTOS OF THE ARTWORK
SEE SU 692406-1 TO 692406-2

Submitter comment: THIS ARTWORK COMES FROM BRAZIL. ON THE BACK OF EACH PIECE IS THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
(ORIGINAL SPELLING RETAINED). I DECLARE THAT THIS IS REAL COPPER HANDWORK, APPLICATED ONTO
TRUE FOSSILISED STONE WHICH IS MORE TAN 120 MILLIONS YEARS OLD. MADE BIJ YOUR WELKNOWN DUTCH
ARTIST, JOHANNES WILHELMUS VAN DARTELEN. UNIQUE IN THE WORLD: THE ARTIST GIVES HIS ADDRESS AS
AVENIDA BRASIL 456, CAMPINAS, E.S.PAULO, BRASIL IF WHAT THE ARTIST SAYS ABOUT HIS WORK BEING
UNIQUE IS TRUE THEN THE ARTWORK ISN'T REALLY FOLKART. I TURNED IT IN HOWEVER FOR I CANNOT
BELIEVE THAT HE IS THE ONLY PERSON IN THE WORLD THAT MAKES THIS TYPE OF ARTWORK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PARENTS HOME ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Metal Stone Bone Gold Silver Copper
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Metal Stone Bone Stone

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HOW TO KEEP A BELLY-BUTTON FROM GROWING OUTWARD

IF YOU TAPE A SILVER DOLLAR TO A YOUNG NEWBORN'S NAVEL IT WILL
PREVENT THE NAVEL FROM GROWING OUTWARD.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT DIDN'T BELIEVE IT WORKED EVEN THOUGH HER MOTHER TOLD HER
IT DID.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): DIRECTION

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

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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MNEMONIC DEVICE

ST. WAPINAC-L

Submitter comment: THIS IS WHAT HE USED TO REMEMBER THE PRESIDENT'S CABINENT AS IT WAS
IN THE YEAR 1938.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTION

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- MNEM

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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CURE FOR MILKLEG

SOAK OAK LEAVES IN WATER UNTIL PLIABLE, THEN WRAP AROUND THE
INFECTED LEG. AFTER COVERING WITH THE LEAVES WRAP THE LEG AND
LEAVES WITH HOT TOWELS.

Submitter comment: AN INDIAN FROM CANADA CURED HIS GRANDMOTHER AFTER A DOCTOR TOLD
HER THAT THERE WAS NOTHING HE COULD DO TO SAVE THE LEG.
THE INFORMANT SEEMED TO BELIEVE THE STORY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): AMERINDIAN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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CURE FOR INDIGESTION

SAID HIS FATHER ALWAYS TOLD HIM THAT IF HE DRANK A YOUNG BABY'S
URINE IT WOULD CURE HIS INDIGESTION.

Submitter comment: SAID HIS FATHER SWORE BY IT BUT HE NEVER HAD THE GUTS TO DO IT
HIMSELF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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BURDOCK-FEVER REDUCER

BOIL BURDOCK IN WATER, ADD SUGAR TO THE WATER, AND DRINK IT.

Submitter comment: HIS GRANDMOTHER USED IT ON HIM SEVERAL TIMES, SAID IT WORKED.
BURDOCK IS A COARSE, WEEDY PLANT HAVING LARGE, HEART-SHAPED LEAVES
AND PURPLISH FLOWERS SURROUNDED BY HOOKED BRISTLES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy
BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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CURE FOR AN INFECTION

IF YOU SLICE AN ONION AND PLACE A SLICE ON THE INFECTED AREA
WRAPPING THE ONION AND INFECTED AREA IN GAUZE THE ONION WILL
DRAW OUT THE INFECTION.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SAYS THAT THIS CURE REALLY WORKS, BELIEVES IT TOO

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): TRANSFER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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MNEMONIC DEVICE

MY VERY EDUCATED MOTHER JUST SERVED US NINE PICKLES.

Submitter comment: THIS SENTENCE HELPS TO REMEMBER THE PLANETS IN THE ORDER OF NEAREST
TO THE SUN TO FURTHEST FROM THE SUN
INFORMANT SAID HE LEARNED THE DEVICE FROM SOME OF HIS FRIENDS AT
SCHOOL. HE DIDN'T REMEMBER WHO TOLD IT TO HIM BUT SAID IT WAS USED
BY ALMOST EVERYONE IN HIS CLASS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTION ; NEPTUNE ; PLANETS: MERCURY, VENUS, EARTH, MARS, JUPITER, SATURN, ; PLUTO ; URANUS

Subject headings: Favorites
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- MNEM

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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MNEMONIC DEVICE

H-O-M-E-S

Submitter comment: THE WORD HOMES HELPS TO REMEMBER THE GREAT LAKES
INFORMANT SAID HE LEARNED THE DEVICE FROM SOME OF HIS FRIENDS AT
SCHOOL. HE DIDN'T REMEMBER WHO TOLD IT TO HIM BUT SAID IT WAS USED
BY ALMOST EVERYONE IN HIS CLASS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTION ; LAKES: HURON, ONTARIO, MICHIGAN, ERIE, SUPERIOR

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- MNEM

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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MNEMONIC DEVICE

JOHN STEPHEN ULRICH NEEDS EVERY VITAMIN, MINERAL, PLUS MEAT

Submitter comment: THIS SENTENCE HELPS IN REMEMBERING THE PLANETS IN THE ORDER OF
LARGEST TO SMALLEST
INFORMANT SAID HE LEARNED THE DEVICE FROM SOME OF HIS FRIENDS AT
SCHOOL. HE DIDN'T REMEMBER WHO TOLD IT TO HIM BUT SAID IT WAS USED
BY ALMOST EVERYONE IN HIS CLASS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): Earth ; JUPITER ; MARS ; MERCURY ; NEPTUNE ; PLANETS ; PLUTO ; SATURN ; URANUS ; VENUS

Subject headings: Favorites
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- MNEM

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL CHANT

PITCHER'S BAD/ CATCHER'S WORSE/ LOOK AT THAT MONKEY PLAYING FIRST

Submitter comment: OFTEN CHANTED AT LITTLE LEAGUE GAMES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): SPORTS CHEER ; SPURTS CHEER

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

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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CALLING ME TO COME OUTSIDE

COME BY MY HOUSE AND WHISTLE ME OUT SO MY MOTHER KNOWS WHO I HANG
BY.

Submitter comment: THIS MEANT THAT THE PERSON IT WAS BEING SAID TO SHOULD COME OVER TO
HER HOUSE AND CALL HER OUTSIDE. THEN HER MOTHER WOULD KNOW WHO
SHE WAS HANGING AROUND WITH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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GOOD LUCK CHARM FOR A NEW HOUSE AND ITS OWNERS

AT A HOME WARMING YOU SHOULD PUT LOOSE CHANGE OVER A DOOR IN THE
HOUSE TO BRING ITS NEW OWNERS GOOD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT LEARNED THE CHARM WHILE LIVING OUT EAST AND SAID SHE
AND HER HUSBAND CONTINUE TO DO IT HERE IN MICHIGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
Favorites
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Irregular
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.2

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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STOVE

HOB

Submitter comment: THIS WAS WHAT HER IRISH MOTHER CALLED A STOVE EVEN AFTER SHE CAME
TO AMERICA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Common Word

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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WASHCLOTH

FLANNEN

Submitter comment: THIS IS WHAT HER MOTHER WHO WAS IRISH ALWAYS CALLED A WASHCLOTH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Common Word

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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RETORT

YOU THINK I CAME UP THE KLIDE ON A BIKE?

Submitter comment: HER MOTHER WHO WAS SCOTTISH USED TO SAY THIS A LOT. THE KLIDE IS
A VERY STEEP BANKED RIVER.
IT WAS LIKE SAYING DO YOU THINK I WAS BORN YESTERDAY?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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BLESSING PARODY

IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER/ AND OF THE SON/ AND OF THE HOLY GHOST/
WHOEVER EATS THE FASTEST/ GETS THE MOST

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MADISON HEIGHTS

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

Date learned: 10-00-1973

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