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GOOD LUCK: OBJECTS ( CLASSIFIER'S TITLE )

THE CHRISTMAS TREE TRUNK BEHIND YOUR FRONT DOOR FOR THE ENTIRE YEAR
BRINGS GOOD LUCK

Submitter comment: MISS ZITZEWITZ LEARNED THIS BELIEF AS A CHILD IN PANAMA.

Where learned: PANAMA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.11

Date learned: 10-02-1963

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SPANISH CUSTOM

JUST BEFORE MIDNIGHT ON NEW YEAR'S EVE, IT IS A
SPANISH CUSTOM TO PEEL AN ORANGE WITHOUT BREAKING THE RIND.
WHILE DOING THIS, YOU ARE SUPPOSED TO MAKE WISHES FOR THE
COMING YEAR. IF THE ORANGE PEEL IS IN ONE PIECE YOUR WISHES
SHOULD COME TRUE. (NORMA'S MOTHER LEARNED THIS CUSTOM IN
PANAMA).

Where learned: HOME ; PANAMA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 31 New Year's Eve
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals

Date learned: 02-22-1972

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