The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
WHEN YOU FIND A WITCHES SKIN BEHIND A DOOR, FILL IT WITH RED PEPPER. WHEN THE WITCH JUMPS IN IT, SHE WILL YELL, "SLIP SKIN, SLIP SKIN, SLIP..!"
Data entry tech comment:
Informant learned this from the book "These Are Our Lives" (Kingsport Press, 1939, pp.26-29), a Federal Writers' Project publication featuring the everyday lives of people in the South.
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Use of Object|
Date learned: 00-00-1970