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I WAS TOLD TO URINATE ON YOUR HANDS AND WASH YOUR FACE WITH IT.
THEN KISS YOUR GIRLFRIEND AND THIS WILL MAKE YOUR MATE LOVE YOU.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): APHRODISIACAL ACTIONS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 10-00-1974

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BURY A LOCK OF SOMEONE'S HAIR THAT YOU WANT TO BE YOUR MATE. THIS
WILL MAKE THEM BE YOUR MATE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): APHRODISIACAL ACTIONS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage

Date learned: 10-00-1974

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BELIEF

OLIVES AND EGGS ARE PASSION FRUITS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): APHRODISIACS

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food
Food Drink -- Animal product Egg
BELIEF -- Home

Date learned: 10-01-1965

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BELIEF

OLIVES AND EGGS ARE PASSION FRUITS.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): APHRODISIAC ; Consume ; Consumption ; Eat ; Eggs ; FOOD ; Olives ; Passion

James Callow Keyword(s): APHRODISIACS

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food
Food Drink -- Animal product Egg
BELIEF -- Home

Date learned: 10-01-1965

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A GOOD LOVE POTION IS MADE FROM THE WEB OF WILD DUCK'S FEET. THE
FOOT IS DRIED AND POWDERED. IF YOU PUT THIS IN A CUP OF COFFEE
OR A GLASS OF MILK, THE PERSON WILL LOVE YOU FOREVER. BUT IF THE
JUICE IS USED, THE LOVE WILL GO SOUR.

Where learned: OHIO ; DEFIANCE

James Callow Keyword(s): APHRODISIAC

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Meat Bird Poultry
BELIEF -- Marriage

Date learned: 03-00-1982

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SUPERSTITION--FOOD

THEY SAY THAT YOUNG SINGLE MEN SHOULD NOT EAT AT EVERYONE'S HOUSE OR
HIS GIRLFRIEND'S HOUSE BECAUSE THE YOUNG GIRL OR HER MOTHER
COULD PUT SOMETHING IN THE FOOD AND AFTER HE EATS IT, RIGHT
AWAY HE WOULD WANT TO MARRY THAT GIRL WHETHER HE REALLY LOVES
HER OR NOT.

Where learned: BAHAMAS ; NASSAU

Keyword(s): APHRODISIAC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage

Date learned: 00001970S

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GREEN M&M CANDIES MAKE A PERSON HORNY.
CHILDREN AND EVEN ADULTS WOULD ALWAYS SCRAMBLE TO GET THE
PRECIOUS FEW GREEN M&M'S IN A BAG OF THE CANDIES SO THAT
THEY MIGHT HAVE BETTER LUCK FINDING OR STAYING WITH A MATE.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Sterling Heights

Keyword(s): APHRODISIAC ; CANDY ; COLOR ; Green ; Sexuality ; Urban Legend

James Callow Keyword(s): SEXUALLY AROUSED = HORNY ; SLANG

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Pastry Sweet Dessert
BELIEF -- Color

Date learned: 00001976CA

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Belief: Animal

Legend about the Rhinoceros:

In the Far East the horn of a rhinoceros is thought to be an aphrodisiac. Becasue of this the rhinoceros is almost extinct in this region.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; APHRODISIAC ; ETHNIC ; Extinct ; Far East ; Horn ; HUNTING ; Rhinoceros

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal

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Belief: Animal

Belief in Oysters:

Oysters make a man sexually potent.

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Original BN [P500, N245.8] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; APHRODISIAC ; BELIEF ; Male ; Oysters ; Potent ; Prowess ; SEX ; Sexuality ; SHELLFISH ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal
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