The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
Pull the latch string in or let it hang out
A saying or sign coming from the pioneers indicating whether a person or a thought is welcome within.
Ran across this while reading a book called The Well Springs of Truth published in 1883 by the Nashville publishing Company. Written by W.W. Breese MD.
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs Added By TRD
James Callow comment:
Otiginal BN [V400, S500] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.
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