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BLACK-AMERICAN BELIEF

MOLE ON THE EAR, MONEY BY THE YEAR.
MOLE ON THE NECK, MONEY BY THE PECK.
MOLE ON YOUR BACK, MONEY BY THE PACK.
MOLE ON YOUR ARM, YOU ARE A GENTLEMAN'S CHARM.
MOLE ON YOUR ARM, YOU'LL LIVE ON A FARM.

Submitter comment: HEARD WHEN A CHILD FROM GRANDMOTHER.

Where learned: MISSISSIPPI

Subject headings: Favorites
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.438
BELIEF -- Body part Senses Specific distinguishing characteristic Dimple, wart, mole, scar, freckle, birthmark, strawberry mark, bruise, spot (on any part of body)

Date learned: 00-00-1957

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