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FLEMISH NEW YEAR SONG

NIEUW JAARKE ZOETEN (SWEET NEW YEAR)
MYN VERKEN HEEFT VIERVOETEN (MY PIG HAS FOUR FEET)
VIER BOETEN EN EENEN SCHOEN (FOUR FEET AND A SHOE)
IK BEN MYN VADER ZYN KAPOEN! (I AM MY FATHER'S SON).
THIS IS A SONG SUNG BY FLEMISH CHILDREN ON NEW YEAR'S
WHEN THEY GO FROM HOUSE TO HOUSE TO GET A TREAT. THEY
RECEIVE A COOKIE OR SOMETHING.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT USED TO DO THIS IN HIS CHILDHOOD DAYS.

Where learned: BELGIUM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals

Date learned: 03-08-1971

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