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POLISH PROVERB

DIABET NIE SYSI. (POLISH)
THE DEVIL DOES NOT SLEEP. (TRANSLATION)

Submitter comment: MY FATHER KNOWS THIS PROVERB FROM POLAND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): SUPERNATURAL

James Callow Keyword(s): AWAKE?

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Devil Demon
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-17-1967

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BELIEF: LUCK

IF ANYONE GETS OUT OF BED IN THE MORNUNG WITH THE
LEFT FOOT FIRST, HE WILL HAVE AN UNLUCKY DAY AND HE WILL
BE BAD TEMPERED ALL DAY.

Where learned: WHERE WE BOTH WORK

Keyword(s): AWAKENING

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
Observation
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Measure of time Sleeping
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 10-31-1969

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RABBIT

ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH, IF A PERSON SAYS
RABBIT THE VERY FIRST THING IN THE MORNING, THE
REST OF THE MONTH WILL BE GOOD.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT ACTUALLY DOES THIS EACH MONTH, AND HAS
BEEN DOING THIS SINCE SHE WAS A CHILD. SHE LIVED
IN CALIFORNIA WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD.

Keyword(s): AWAKENING

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
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CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- February 1
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- March 1
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- April 1 April Fools
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- April 1 (April Fool's Day)
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- May 1 May Day
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- June 1
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- July 1
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- August 1
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- September 1
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- F100
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- November 1 All Saints
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- F120
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Month
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Week Day Hour
BELIEF -- Good luck
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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SUPERSTITION

NEVER WAKE A SLEEPWALKER OR HE WILL DIE.

Submitter comment:

THIS IS A BELIEF COMMON IN THE OSWALD FAMILY.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): Awaken ; BELIEF ; DEATH ; Die ; Legend ; Lore ; SLEEPWALKER ; SUPERSTITION ; WAKE

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE ; NEGATIVE

Subject headings: Daily Life
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Measure of time Sleeping

Date learned: 09-20-1967

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BELIEF

GET UP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF BED, YOU WILL HAVE A BAD DAY.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT OBTAINED FROM AN IRISH FRIEND.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PLYMOUTH

Keyword(s): ATTITUDE ; Awaken ; Bed ; BELIEF ; Mood ; Rise ; Side ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Home
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Measure of time Sleeping
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 10-00-1965

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Maxim

Early to Bed:

Early to Bed, early to rise,

makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Submitter comment:

Heard this when I was a child.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Dup. of WPP

Keyword(s): Awake ; HEALTH ; Lifestyle ; Maxim ; SLEEP ; WEALTH ; WISDOM

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb

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