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CHICKENS DRINKING WATER

CHICKENS USUALLY PECK AT THE WATER AND THEN LOWER THEIR HEADS BACK
TO SWALLOW, BUT THE REAL REASON THAT THEY PUT THEIR HEADS BACK IS
BECAUSE THEY ARE THANKING GOD.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT MADE THIS OBSERVATION SEVERAL TIMES ON THEIR FARM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CALUMET

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Prayer
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 04-00-1970

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