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NEW YEAR WISH

I WISH YOU MUCH LUCK IN THE NEW YEAR,
AND THAT OUR DEAR LORD WILL SPARE YOU
IN THE LAND FOR MANY YEARS

AT NEW YEAR TIME, CHILDREN WERE GIVEN THIS WISH IN DUTCH. THEN EACH CHILD RECEIVED $1.

Submitter comment:

THIS LITTLE WISH WAS GIVEN TO THE GREAT GRANDPARENTS
OF THE INFORMANT BY HER MOTHER AND HER
AUNTS AND UNCLES AT THE NEW YEAR TIME.

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector share the same surname.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GIFTGIVING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Fixed DateFor specific dates, use the following system: F640.0101
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
BELIEF -- Prayer
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 09-00-1969

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