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It is believed in much of Greece that if one sleeps in a bed
which faces east-west with the head of the bed on the west side, that
person is to die an early death. It is not specified, however, when
that person is to die. It could take from one night to ten nights to
one year (and so forth) for that person to die after he or she has
slept in the bed. This superstition is based on the fact that all
dead are placed on their "death bed" lying east-west with their head
on the west side.

Where learned: GREECE

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION, DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Measure of time

Date learned: 00001943CA

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