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TO INSURE GOOD LUCK AND PROSPERITY DURING THE COMING YEAR, MY
MOTHER STATES THAT YOU SHOULD ALWAYS HAVE BOILED CABBAGE ON
NEW YEAR'S DAY. THE CABBAGE, HOWEVER, MUST BE BOILED WITH A
PENNY IN THE KETTLE.

Where learned: WEST VIRGINIA ; SALEM

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
Food Drink -- Plant food Vegetable
BELIEF -- Measure of quality
BELIEF -- Good luck Time (year, season, week, hour, etc.) Occasion Event

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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