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If you accidentally put your clothes on inside out,
it is bad luck to turn them the correct way because
you were supposedly meant to put them on inside out.

Where learned: ALABAMA ; Carbon Hill

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Bad luck

Date learned: 00001950S

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Always hold your breath when passing a cemetery. If
you do not you will "inhale" death.

Where learned: ALABAMA ; Carbon Hill

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 00001950S

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If your right ear is ringing, someone is saying good
things about you. If your left ear rings, someone is
saying bad things about you.

Where learned: ALABAMA ; Carbon Hill

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; RIGHT LEFT

Subject headings: 842 Ringing ears / buzzing / hot, burning
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 00001950S

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Never step on a grave. Because if you do, you will make
a dead person angry because you are showing disrespect.

Where learned: ALABAMA ; Carbon Hill

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 00001950S

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When there are a lot of pigeons on a roof there will
be a death in the family or the neighborhood.

Where learned: ALABAMA ; Carbon Hill

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Bird
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 00001950'S

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