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"MY PARENTS WERE GIVEN AN ANNIVERSARY CHALICE ON THEIR WEDDING
DAY. EVERY YEAR ON THEIR WEDDING ANNIVERSARY THE CHALICE IS FILLED
WITH WINE AND EVERYONE IN THE FAMILY DRINKS FROM IT."

Submitter comment: INFORMANT ENJOYS THIS AND WANTS TO RECEIVE AN ANNIVERSARY CHALICE
FOR HER WEDDING TOO.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; ROCHESTER

Keyword(s): ANNIVERSARY CHALICE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Private birthday or anniversary

Date learned: 00001965CA

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Yellow Ribbon

This is a story about John and Jane. They lived next door to each other, went to school together, and loved each other very much. John was a normal happy boy and Jane was a happy girl who always wore a yellow ribbon . Jane kept answering "perhaps some day I'll tell you."

Time went by, and John and Jane were engaged. Jane told John she would tell him about the ribbon on their wedding day. On their wedding day, they forgot about the yellow ribbon. Next day, however, John asked why she wore it again. She replied that they were happily married so what difference does it make?

Time went by and it was their golden anniversary and John asked about the ribbon again. Jane asked him to wait a little longer since he has waited so long already. Finally, Jane became very ill and was dying. John asked again to please tell him why she wore the yellow ribbon.

"All right," said Jane. "You can untie it." So John untied the yellow ribbon and Jane's head fell off.

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original Boggs Numbers [B600 B642] are crossed outand B667.1 is substituted.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; Myself

Keyword(s): Anniversary ; BEHEADING ; BODY ; CURIOSITY ; Curious ; DEATH ; DECAPITATION ; DYING ; HEAD ; LOVE ; MARRIAGE ; Neighbors ; SECRET ; Yellow Ribbon

Subject headings: 6677 Formula Tale

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Custom

Wedding Custom:

Keep wedding cake (fruit cake) frozen for one year and on the 1st anniversary unfreeze the cake and eat it. this is for good luck and happiness.

Submitter comment:

(small grammatical corrections written on the card - dealing with sentence structure.)

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Anniversary ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; LUCK ; MARRIAGE ; WEDDING

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage

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