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EASTER CUSTOM

FROM EASTER DAY TO ASCENSION IT IS CUSTOMARY TO GREET PEOPLE
WITH "KRISTOS VOSKRESE}" (CHRIST IS RISEN).
TO WHICH ONE WOULD ANSWER
"VOISTYNU VOSKRES}" (HE IS TRULY RISEN}).

Submitter comment: THIS GREETING HAS BEEN PASSED DOWN FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION.
THIS IS HOW THE COLLECTOR CAME ACROSS THE GREETING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Church
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter Sunday
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter Monday Dyngus
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter Tuesday Revenge Day
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Ascension Day
SPEECH -- Formula
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