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White toed sox

A good luck charm to ward off bad gremlins, was socks with
white toes. The Irish say that these socks will keep a person from
being tripped by "little people."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROSEVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): Apotropaic clothing

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Fairy Elf Goblin Gnome
BELIEF -- Color
BELIEF -- Good luck

Date learned: 00001969S

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