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In grade school while eating lunch in the cafeteria, I would
see children drop food on the floor. But to be sure the food
wouldn't harm them when they picked it up to eat it, they would say
a little prayer;
God made dirt so it won't hurt
Put it in your mouth and it won't work.

Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; Louise

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- School
BELIEF -- Prayer
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 00-00-1970

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