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BIRTH: TREATMENT OF EXPECTANT MOTHERS

FOR EVERY BABY YOU HAVE YOU WILL LOSE A TOOTH.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Keyword(s): CHILDBIRTH ; LOSS OF TEETH ; PREGNANCY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Mouth, teeth, lips, tongue
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 03-08-1970

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LITHUANIAN GAME

TWO PEOPLE GET SAME NUMBER OF EGGS. EACH TAKES HOLD
OF ONE EGG AND CHARGES AT EACH OTHER, HITTING THE
EGGS TOGETHER. THE PERSON WHOSE EGG CRACKS GETS
A NEW EGG. THE ONE LEFT WITH THE MOST EGGS WINS.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement

Date learned: 02-00-1970

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WHENEVER YOU ARE SITTING NEAR SOMEONE WHO IS TASTING
A NEW AND DIFFERENT FOOD, THAT THEY HAVE NEVER
TASTED BEFORE, HIT HIM ON THE HEAD WITH A FORK.
THIS WILL BRING THE PERSON THAT IS HIT GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck Eating utensils
BELIEF -- Good luck Food and drink

Date learned: 02-00-1970

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Retort

In the Marines, when you are asked your weight, you say:

"I'm (insert weight) pounds of hell, death and destruction."

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

The original Title [Expression of Fixed Form] has been crossed out. Replaced with Retort.

Original BN [P640] has been crosssed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Keyword(s): COMEBACK ; Fighter ; INSULT ; Marines ; MILITARY ; RETORT ; SARCASM ; Soldier ; WEIGHT ; Wisecrack

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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ON CHRISTMAS EVE THE BRIGHT STAR TO THE NORTH IS SHINING OVER THE
STABLE AT BETHLEHEM.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; BELIEF

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve F122.4

Date learned: NOT RECORDED BY THE COLLECTOR

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ON THE NIGHT OF THE WEDDING, PUT A PIECE OF WEDDING
CAKE UNDER YOUR PILLOW AND YOU WILL DREAM OF THE MAN
YOU'LL MARRY.

Where learned: OHIO, ASSUMED ; WEDDING ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Dream about future husband

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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ON EASTER, IF THE FIRST WORD YOU SAY IS RABBIT, THE REST
OF THE YEAR WILL BE GOOD.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.

Date learned: 03-30-1971

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GOOD FRIDAY BELIEF

IT EITHER RAINS OR THE SKY DARKENS BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 12 NOON AND
3 P.M. GOOD FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

Data entry tech comment: THE ORIGIN OF THIS BELIEF IS FOUND IN THE BIBLE IN 3 PLACES--MATTHEW
27:45, MARK 15:33, AND LUKE 23:44. THESE PASSAGES REFER TO THE
DARKNESS. A STORM IS ALSO REFERRED TO IN THE BIBLE AS OCCURING
DURING THE THREE HOURS.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: 663 Good Friday
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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KRAKOWIAK (POLISH DANCE)

LIKE THE AMERICAN SQUARE DANCE.

Where learned: CHILDHOOD ; NOT GIVEN ; HOME ; PENNSYLVANIA ; MICHIGAN ; LETTER ; OHIO ; NEW JERSEY ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; AUTOGRAPH BOOK ; GROSSE POINTE ; HARPER WOODS ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS ; WARREN ; JAPAN ; RUSSIA ; GRAND RAPIDS ; SHIPLE HALL ; GARDEN CITY ; ROYAL OAK ; TOLEDO ; TRENTON ; FARMINGTON ; KALAMAZOO ; CANADA ; ONTARIO ; MARYGROVE COLLEGE ; DETROIT ; MAIL ; INDIANA ; DETROIT, ASSUMED ; TOLD AT HOME ; FERNDALE ; SOUTHFIELD ; TENNESSEE ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL ; HAMTRAMCK ; DEARBORN ; MINNESOTA ; ILLINOIS ; NEW YORK ; FLORIDA ; KOREA ; WISCONSIN ; NEW HAMPSHIRE ; STUDENT UNION ; READING ; AUSTRALIA ; Sylvania ; Sterling Heights ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; GROSSE POINTE PARK ; OAK PARK ; SOUTHGATE ; STURGEON LAKE ; REDFORD ; TOORAK ; VICTORIA ; ROSEVILLE ; LINCOLN PARK ; TRAVERSE CITY ; HUNTINGTON WOODS ; PONTIAC ; TROY ; PORT CHESTER ; SOUTH AMERICA ; BROOKVILLE ; MONTREAL ; SEOUL ; NORTH OLMSTED ; EASTOWN THEATER ; ERIE ; University of Notre Dame ; FRANKLINVILLE ; TORONTO ; TOLD AT ; TOLD BY ; TOLD IN ; SCRANTON ; MONROE ; GLENVIEW ; MOSCOW ; GULLEY ; FINLAND ; HARBOR BEACH ; HOUGHTON LAKE ; Hudson Lake ; INDIANAPOLIS ; JONESBORO ; KANSASVILLE ; LEXINGTON ; MASSILLON ; MAUCH CHUNK ; MELVINDALE ; MILFORD ; NEW ROCHELLE ; NIAGARA FALLS ; PANAMA CITY ; PATAGONIA ; ARGENTINA ; RESIDENCE HALL ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES ; TOLD AT HONORS HOUSE ; AMERICAN HISTORY CLASS

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

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EVERY CHRISTMAS EVE , AT EXACTLY 12 PM, THE ANIMALS OF THE WORLD TALK
TO EACH OTHER IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE BIRTH OF CHRIST.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Keyword(s): BELIEF

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve Beliefs

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OMEN

IF YOU INVITE A YOUNG MAN OVER FOR DINNER, YOU MUST NEVER USE A
WHITE TABLECLOTH. IF YOU DO, THE YOUNG MAN WILL ASSUME YOU ARE
OUT TO BE SEDUCED AND BEHAVE ACCORDINGLY.

Submitter comment: THIS ADVICE WAS GIVEN BY A NUN TO PROMOTE CHASTITY.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 00-00-1960

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STAR BELIEF

ON CHRISTMAS EVE THE BRIGHT STAR TO THE NORTH IS SHINING OVER
THE STABLE AT BETHLEHEM.

Data entry tech comment:

ACCORDING TO CHRISTIAN TRADITION,
BETHLEHEM IS THE PLACE OF CHRIST'S BIRTH.
Informant and collector are the same person.

 

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED ; 5984 COLUMBIA RD.

Keyword(s): BELIEF

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- F122
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve F122.4
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
BELIEF -- Star

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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TOMATO BELIEF

IF YOU EAT TOO MANY TOMATOES, YOUR SKIN WILL TURN RED.

Submitter comment:

Cause of illness.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

 

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

James Callow Keyword(s): COLOR ; HOMEOPATHIC MAGIC

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Fruit
BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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TOMATO BELIEF

IF YOU EAT MANY TOMATOS, YOUR SKIN WILL TURN RED.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

James Callow Keyword(s): COLOR ; HOMEOPATHIC MAGIC

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Fruit
BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 00-00-1970

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STAR BELIEF

ON CHRISTMAS EVE, THE BRIGHT STAR TO THE NORTH IS SHINING OVER
THE STABLE AT BETHLEHEM.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- F122
BELIEF -- Star

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
YOU GO TO MAGNIFICAT, I WISH I DID, TOO.

Where learned: OHIO, ASSUMED ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00-00-1966

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CAUSE OF ILLNESS

IF YOU EAT TOO MANY STRWBERRIES,
YOU WILL GET A STRAWBERRY MARK ON YOUR NECK.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Keyword(s): FOOD ; PUNISHMENT FOR IMMODERATE EATING. ; STRAWBERRY ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Specific distinguishing characteristic Dimple, wart, mole, scar, freckle, birthmark, strawberry mark, bruise, spot (on any part of body)

Date learned: 00-00-1960

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IF YOU PUT A PENNY IN YOUR SHOE, YOU'LL HAVE GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck Money
BELIEF -- Good luck Clothing (dress, hat, shoes, suit, etc.)

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IF YOU FIND A PENNY, IT MEANS YOU'LL HAVE GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck Money

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IF YOU HEAR A DOG HOWLING DURING THE NIGHT, IN THE MORNING
YOU'LL HEAR ABOUT A DEATH.

Where learned: OHIO ; NORTH OLMSTED

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Use of Object Animals

Date learned: 03-08-1970

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