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IF YOU SAY THREE HAIL MARYS EVERY DAY
THEN YOU WILL NEVER BE MOLESTED BY A MAN,
NOR WILL YOU EVER COMMIT AN IMMORAL ACT BEFORE YOU MARRY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; COLLECTED AT HER HOME

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 11-09-1969

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JUMP-ROPE RHYME

JOHNNY OVER THE OCEAN,
JOHNNY OVER THE SEA,
JOHNNY BROKE THE MILK BOTTLE,
AND BLAMED IT ON ME.

I TOLD MA,
MA TOLD PA,
JOHNNY GOT A LICK'N. HA, HA, HA.
HOW MANY LICK'NS DID HE RECEIVE?

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LEARNED IT FROM FRIENDS AND PLAYMATES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; COLLECTED AT HER HOME ; Berkley

Keyword(s): CHARACTER ; ENDURANCE ; Jump

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

Date learned: 10-21-1967

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NAMING

ITALIANS AND GREEKS WILL NEVER NAME ANY BOY-CHILD AFTER HIS FATHER
BECAUSE SUCH A NAMING INSURES BAD LUCK OR SOMETHING FATAL HAPPENING
TO THE BOY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; COLLECTED AT HER HOME

Subject headings: Person / Nickname

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