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SUPERSTITION

WHEN TWO PEOPLE MEET AN OBSTACLE IF THEY GO DIFFERENT WAYS AROUND
IT THEY WILL HAVE AN ARGUMENT.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): ARGUMENT ; BELIEF ; FIGHT ; FRIENDSHIP ; Obstacle ; Separate ; SUPERSTITION ; Teamwork ; Together

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 01-00-1968

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LUCK

NEVER WASTE PEANUT SHEELS ON THE GROUND, IT CAUSES FUSS.

Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

James Callow Keyword(s): ARGUMENT QUARRELING DISCORD

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: CA11001973

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO BURN SASSAFRAS IN YOUR FIREPLACE.
THE SMOKE WILL RISE UP AND SPREAD AROUND AND EVERYBODY
WILL FALL OUT WITH YOU.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ALIENATION ; ARGUMENT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Use of Object Human beings and their activities
BELIEF -- Bad luck

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WHEN YOU MOVE DON'T EVER MOVE THE CAT OR THE BROOM.
IF YOU DO, YOU WON'T GET ALONG WITH YOUR NEW
NEIGHBORS.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ALIENATION ; ARGUMENT

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 00001928 CA.

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IF YOU AND A FRIEND ARE WALKING TOGETHER AND A TREE OR
POLE COMES BETWEEN YOU, BOTH OF YOU MUST SAY "BREAD AND
BUTTER," OR YOU'LL HAVE A FIGHT

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ARGUMENT ALIENATION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
SPEECH -- Formula

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