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SUPERSTITION

ITS GOOD FOR A BEE TO STING YOU BECAUSE IT MAKES YOUR CELLS WORK.

Where learned: OHIO ; PARMA

James Callow Keyword(s): VITALIZING BEE STING

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

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BAD LUCK TO GIVE YOUR BOYFRIEND AN ELECTRIC SHAVER,
BECAUSE YOU WILL BREAK UP.

Where learned: OHIO ; PARMA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Dating Courtship
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 04-15-1971

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IT'S BAD LUCK TO HAVE YOUR PICTURE TAKEN WITH YOUR
BOYFRIEND.

Where learned: OHIO ; PARMA

James Callow Keyword(s): Photography

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Marriage Dating Courtship
BELIEF -- Bad luck Activities

Date learned: 04-15-1971

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Jump Rope Rime

Hands up Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

Hands down Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

Trun around Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

Touch the groud Tootsie, Tootsie, Tootsie, Too.

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Collector does not state where the informant lives.

Where learned: Informant learded this in her Parma, Ohio neighborhood.

Keyword(s): Acttion ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse C760.560

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Rope Jumping Rime

All in together girls, never mind the wearther, boys 

January, February, March, April, ...

( You jump out of the rope when the month of your birthday is called)

 

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Collector does not state where the Informant lives.

Where learned: Informant learned this a child fromthe neighborhood playmates in Parma, Ohio.

Keyword(s): Call ; RHYME

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

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