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ROMAN NUMERALS

A RUSSIAN AND ITALIAN CUSTOM IS TO WRITE THE YEAR IN ROMAN NUMERALS
ABOVE THE DOOR AT NEW YEAR'S. THIS BRINGS GOOD LUCK IN THE FOLLOWING
YEAR

Where learned: DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year
BELIEF -- Number
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.42

Date learned: 11-03-1972

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