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FESTIVAL

EGG NOG IS THE USUAL XMAS (CHRISTMAS) DRINK KEPT ON HAND FOR GUESTS.

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CHILDHOOD

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Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; DEARBORN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; DRINK ; holiday

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Single dishes

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

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CHRISTMAS MARITIME TRADITION

IT IS AN OLD MARITIME TRADITION ON CHRISTMAS DAY ABOARD SHIP, TO
LASH A YULE TREE TO THE MAST. THIS CUSTOM IS STILL FOLLOWED BY
MANY SHIPMASTERS IN MODERN TIMES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; DEARBORN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 25 Christmas Also see F642, below.
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Christmas tree

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

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CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

EVER SINCE MY PARENTS WERE AWAKENED AT 5 AM ON CHRISTMAS MORNING
YEARS AGO BY ANXIOUS "YOURS TRULY" AND HIS BROTHERS, OUR FAMILY HAS
CELEBRATED CHRISTMAS--THE OPENING, EXCHANGING OF GIFTS--AFTER A LATE
SUPPER CHRISTMAS EVE AND THEN ALL WENT TO BED EARLY CHRISTMAS DAY
MORNING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Gifts, gift giving at Christmas
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Church

Date learned: NOT RECORDED BY THE COLLECTOR

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WHEN IT RAINS ON A WEDDING DAY, BAD LUCK WILL FOLLOW.
(TRANSLATED FROM THE POLISH).

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; DEARBORN, ASSUMED

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Superstition about good weather
BELIEF -- Bad luck Crucial moment of life

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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