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"HAIR OF THE DOG"

MR. MOOR SAYS THAT THE BEST CURE FOR A
HANGOVER IS TO DRINK MORE OF WHAT GAVE THE HANGOVER.

Submitter comment: MR. MOOR SWEARS BY THIS REMEDY.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; DEXTER

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- P760B

Date learned: 00001978 ca

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IT IS A TRADITION IN THE GRUBBS FAMILY TO MAKE A QUILT
FOR EVERY CHILD THAT GRADUATES FROM HIGH SCHOOL. ALL
THE MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY CONTRIBUTE TO THE QUILT.

Submitter comment: ONE DESIGN THE COLLECTOR KNOWS OF WAS MADE FOR A YOUNG
MAN WHO HAD ENLISTED IN THE AIR FORCE. THE QUILT WAS
A LARGE AMERICAN FLAG SURROUNDED BY NUMEROUS SMALLER
FLAGS.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; DEXTER

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Art Craft

Date learned: 00-00-1988

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WHILE PLAYING POOL, IF YOU LICK YOUR INDEX FINGER AND
DRAW AN IMAGINARY X OVER THE POCKET YOUR OPPONENT IS
TRYING TO SHOOT AT, THE BALL WILL NOT GO IN. THIS IS
CALLED A POOL HEX.

Where learned: MISSOURI ; DEXTER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Special Object or Implement
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure
BELIEF -- Good luck
SPEECH -- Gesture

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