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SPANISH CUSTOM ; SPANISH VERSE

SANA QUE SANA CULITO DE RANA,
QUE POR LA MANANA YA ESTARA SANA/
GET WELL, GET WELL, LITTLE FROG ASS,
THAT BY MORNING YOU WILL BE ALL RIGHT.
THIS VERSE, IN SPANISH HOUSEHOLDS,
IS REPEATED TO SMALL CHILDREN BY
THEIR FATHER OR MOTHER TO HELP RELIEVE
THE PAIN OF A SMALL INJURY.

Submitter comment: WHEN MY BROTHER AND SISTERS AND I WERE YOUNG AND HAPPENED
TO SKIN A KNEE OR ELBOW OR SOMETHING, MY FATHER
WOULD REPEAT THIS VERSE TO US WHILE PATTING THE KNEE,
ELBOW, ETC. IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE US FEEL BETTER.
HE ALWAYS RECITED IT IN SPANISH, AND I NEVER KNEW THE
TRANSLATION UNTIL RECENTLY.

Where learned: PUERTO RICO ; AGUADA

Subject headings: Favorites
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.750
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Home

Date learned: CA00001930S

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SALLUZZA, SALLUZZA
VA MARE, VA PUZZA
VA COMMARE, VA COMPARE
VEDI QUEL CHE DICE
E VEMMELLO A DICE. MM
HICCUP, HICCUP
GO TO THE OCEAN, OR GO TO THE WELL
GO TO SEE COMMARE, AND GO TO SEE COMPARE
HEAR WHAT THEY TELL YOU
AND COME. AND TELL ME

Submitter comment: IF YOU CAN SAY THIS WHILE YOUR HICCUPPING, YOU'RE HICCUPS
WILL BE GONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; EAST DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.750

Date learned: 10-06-1969

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SURE CURE

TO GET RID OF A BUNION
TRY AN ONION.

Submitter comment: PLACE A SLICE OF ONION RIGHT ON THE BUNION.
MISS DEVLIN SAYS THIS IS AN OLD SCOTTISH BELIEF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.750

Date learned: 07-11-1964

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CURE FOR A STY:
SAY, "STY, STY LEAVE MY EYE AND CATCH THE FIRST ONE
PASSING BY."

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief C860.750
BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 07-10-1973

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