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IN AN IRISH CHRISTMAS CAKE THERE IS ALWAYS PLACED
A GOLD RING SO THAT WHOEVER EATS THE PIECE OF CAKE
AND FINDS THE GOLD RING, WILL BE MARRIED WITHIN THE
NEXT YEAR.

Submitter comment: I HEARD THIS FROM MY IRISH LANDLADY AT CHRISTMAS TIME
OF 1970. I DON'T THINK SHE REALLY BELIEVED IT WOULD
HAPPEN.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN ; HARPER WOODS ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: 862 Use of object for determining future spouse
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 25 Christmas Also see F642, below.

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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