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FOOD TABOO

IF A PERSON WERE PREGNANT THEN SHE WASN'T SUPPOSED TO EAT MUSTARD GREENS OR DRINK BUTTERMILK.

Submitter comment:

WHEN I ASKED INFORMANT WHY THIS IS THE CASE--SHE REPLIED BECAUSE SHE THOUGHT MUSTARD GREENS AND BUTTERMILK CAUSE GAS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; informant's home

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Measure of time Eating For menu, see N222.

Date learned: 01-00-1971

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