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CREOLE BELIEF

BROKEN MIRROR IS SEVEN YEARS OF BAD LUCK

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

Subject headings: 686 Seven / Sevenths / Several
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 00-00-1930

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CREOLE BELIEF

WALK BACKWARDS IF YOU CURSE YOUR MOTHER OR YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Measure of time Year
BELIEF -- Curse
BELIEF -- Conversions

Date learned: 00-00-1929

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CREOLE BELIEF

IF YOUR BELT COMES UNBUCKLED IT MEANS SOMEONE IN YOU FAMILY WILL DIE.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 00-00-1930

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CREOLE BELIEF

IF AN OWL HOWLS TAKE OFF YOUR SHOES AND TURN THEM UPSIDE DOWN
OR BAD LUCK WILL COME TO YOU

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Conversions

Date learned: 00-00-1933

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CREOLE BELIEF

DO NOT WALK OVER A BROOM, BECAUSE IT IS BAD LUCK.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 00-00-1930

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CREOLE BELIEF

DON'T SWEEP DIRT OUTSIDE AFTER DARK BECAUSE IT'S BAD LUCK.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Measure of time Working
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 00-00-1930

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CREOLE BELIEF

DO NOT PUT A MAN'S HAT ON THE BED OR YOU WILL HAVE BAD LUCK.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 00-00-1931

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CREOLE BELIEF

DO NOT PUT A BABY'S SHOE HIGHER THAN THE BABY'S HEAD OR IT WILL NOT
GROW ANY TALLER.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

James Callow Keyword(s): HOMEOPATHIC MAGIC ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 00-00-1935

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CREOLE BELIEF

DO NOT PUT YOUR UNDER GARMENTS ON BACKWARDS OR YOUR WHOLE DAY
WILL GO BAD.

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour

Date learned: 00-00-1933

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COLD REMEDY

DRINK HOT WATER WITH SALT AND CASTEROIL MIXED IN IT .

Where learned: CALIFORNIA ; BREAUX BRIDGE ; LOS ANGELES

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 00-00-1950

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