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IT IS CUSTOMARY, WHEN A MEMBER OF THE FAMILY GETS
MARRIED, TO TIE A HOUSEHOLD ROLLING PIN ON THE
NEWLYWEDS CAR OR IN THEIR BELONGINGS. THE ROLLING
PIN IS SUPPOSED TO SIGNIFY THE DOMESTICITY THE
WIFE IS GOING TO FORCE ON HER HUSBAND.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT PERSONALLY WITNESSED THIS EVENT.

Where learned: WISCONSIN ; APPLETON

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage F545.082

Date learned: 10-16-1967

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