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OMEN

IF YOU FIND A HANDKERCHIEF AND PICK IT UP, YOU'LL NEED
IF BECAUSE YOU'LL SOON CRY.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS COLLECTED 04121967 FROM MY SISTER. SHE HEARD IT
FROM HER CLASSMATES; SHE IS IN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL.

Where learned: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: Observation

Date learned: 04-12-1967

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SUPERSTITION

ON AN ENGLISH PAPER THE INFORMANT STATED THAT IN HER
NEIGHBORHOOD IT IS AN ESTABLISHED BELIEF THAT "A GIRL
CANNOT GET PREGNANT UNTIL SHE HAS HAD SEXUAL
INTERCOURSE AT LEAST NINE TIMES."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: 686 Ninths / Nine
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Birth

Date learned: 00-00-1961

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THIS WAS COLLECTED APRIL 11, 1967 FROM MY SISTER. SHE
HEARD IT FROM HER CLASSMATES; SHE IS IN JUNIOR HIGH
SCHOOL.
WHEN TWO PEOPLE TALK AT THE SAME TIME, ONE MUST SAY
"NEEDLES AND PINS" IN ORDER TO PREVENT BAD LUCK.

Where learned: JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; WYANDOTTE

James Callow Keyword(s): FORMULA SPEECH

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Conversions Activities
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 04-11-1967

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