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SIGNS OF GHOSTS

IF A BLACK CAT WALKS ACROSS YOUR PATH IT IS EITHER A WITCH
OR A GHOST AND CAN PUT A SPELL ON YOU.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL SYMBOL ; COLOR

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

Date learned: 09-25-1969

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Destiny

Killing an albatross while on a ship means that the ship is going to meet disaster.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P870] crossed out and replaced with current classification.

Where learned: LIBRARY ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): Albatross ; ANIMAL SYMBOL ; DESTINY ; Disaster ; Lore ; LUCK ; Nautical ; OMEN ; Sailor ; SEA ; Ship

Subject headings: Observation

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