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MENSTRUATION SUPERSTITION

YOU CAN'T GO IN A GARDEN DURING YOUR PERIOD. IT
WILL KILL THE CUCUMBER VINES.
AND YOU COULDN'T TOUCH MEAT, UNLESS YOU WERE
GOING TO COOK IT RIGHT AWAY, OR IT WOULD SPOIL.

Submitter comment: POPULAR BELIEF IN GLOUCESTER, OHIO, WHEN SHE WAS YOUNG.

Where learned: OHIO ; GLOUCESTER

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Food
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Daily Life

Date learned: 05-11-1965

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