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POISON IVY

USE EQUAL PARTS OF VINEGAR AND WATER ON THE SKIN FOR POISON IVY, AND
LET IT DRY. DO IT OFTEN.

Where learned: DETROIT ; TOLD AT HOME

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 03-10-1971

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PROPERTIES ATTRIBUTED TO FIRST (CLASSIFIER'S TITLE)

IF YOU WALK INTO A CHURCH FOR THE FIRST TIME,
YOU MUST SAY THREE OUR FATHER'S, THREE HAIL MARY'S
AND THREE GLORY BE'S.
IF YOU FOLLOW THIS PROCEDURE AND SAY THESE PRAYERS
YOUR WISH WILL BE GRANTED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; TOLD AT HOME ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Church
BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 02-27-1971

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BELIEF IN SNOWBALLS AND HAIL

DON'T MAKE SNOWBALLS, IF YOU DO HAIL WILL FALL DURING THE SPRING
AND RUIN THE CROPS.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT'S FAMILY TOLD HIM THIS WHILE HE LIVED IN POLAND.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant is collector's father.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT HOME

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Natural atmospheric phenomenon

Date learned: 11-14-1971

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