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BLACK FRIDAY

GOOD FRIDAY WAS KNOWN AS BLACK FRIDAY IN IRELAND. ON THIS DAY, THE
FAMILY HAD A GREAT FEAST. NO MILK (OR MILK PRODUCTS) OR SUGAR COULD
BE EATEN, SO FOR THIS ONE DAY A YEAR THE PEOPLE BOUGHT SPECIAL STORE-
BREAD, JAM, AND BLACK TEA. THEY USUALLY ATE THREE TIMES AS MUCH ON
BLACK FRIDAY THAN THEY DID DURING THE REST OF THE YEAR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD CUSTOM

Subject headings: 663 Good Friday

Date learned: 11-18-1970

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