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SLOVAK MAY DAY CUSTOM

WHEN A YOUNG MAN HAG A DIRL FRIEND, HE WOULD (DURING THE
EARLY HOURS) CHOP A TREE AND PLANT IT BY HER BEDROOM
WINDOW. THIS WAS A SIGN OF A WEDDING SOON OR AN
ENGAGEMENT.

Where learned: OHIO ; CLEVELAND

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- May 1 May Day
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Symbols of engagement
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 21 equinox to June 20

Date learned: 00001967 FALL

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