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LEBANESE BELIEF

IF A PREGNANT WOMAN HAS A STRONG CRAVING FOR SOME TYPE OF FRUIT
(I.E., STRAWBERRIES) HER CHILD WILL HAVE A BIRTHMARK IN THE SHAPE
OF THAT FRUIT.

Submitter comment: MY MOM COLLECTED THIS ITEM IN LEBANON AND TOLD IT TO ME IN
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

Where learned: LEBANON ; FADJUNA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Specific distinguishing characteristic Dimple, wart, mole, scar, freckle, birthmark, strawberry mark, bruise, spot (on any part of body)
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 00001950S

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LEBANESE BELIEF

IF YOU WAKE UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT FROM A NIGHTMARE AND GO TO
THE BATHROOM AND FLUSH THE TOILET, YOU CAN GO BACK TO BED WITHOUT
WORRYING ABOUT A RECURRENCE OF THE NIGHTMARE.

Submitter comment: MY MOM OBTAINED THIS BELIEF IN FADJUNA, LEBANON AND TOLD IT TO ME
IN SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

Where learned: LEBANON ; FADJUNA

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams

Date learned: 00001950S

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LEBANESE BELIEF

IF A WOMAN'S FIRST-BORN CHILD LOOKS LIKE HER HUSBAND, IT MEANS
THE WIFE LOVES HER HUSBAND MORE THAN HERSELF.

Submitter comment: MY MOM OBTAINED THIS BELIEF IN FADJUNA, LEBANON AND TOLD IT TO ME
IN SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN

Where learned: LEBANON ; FADJUNA

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
Observation
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 00001950S

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