The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
WHEN A WOMAN IS PREGNANT AND SEES SOMETHING HORRIBLE SHE SLAPS
HER HAND ON ANY PART OF THE BODY AND IT WILL LEAVE A BIRTHMARK
OF THE THING SHE SAW.
Data entry tech comment:
There are three others similar to this in archive.
Informant and collector share same surname.
Keyword(s): HOMEOPATHIC MAGIC
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Body part Senses Specific distinguishing characteristic Dimple, wart, mole, scar, freckle, birthmark, strawberry mark, bruise, spot (on any part of body)|
BELIEF -- Birth
Date learned: 11-22-1969