The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
You used to put an "X" on your hand or something. That was your cootie shot. One girl was designated as having cooties and if she touched you, you passed it on to somebody else. Or else if you didn't have the "X" you'd get it."
Informant recalls this as being practices often while attending grade school.
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|Subject headings:||CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- School|