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For most it is available three times a day.
For others it is always a treat.
But if those others really pray, it will come
and make their hunger go away.
Answer: food

Submitter comment: I learned this from a street lady (bum) in
Knoxville, Tennessee.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; Knoxville

Keyword(s): FOOD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Prayer
RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

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HOW TO ANSWER A MULTIPLE CHOICE TEST

LORE AT UTK IS THAT THE ROTC METHOD OF FOR ANSWERING A MULTIPLE
CHOICE EXAM. THE TECHNIQUE IS THAT IF THE ANSWER IS NOT "A" OR
"D" DEFINITELY THEN IT IS "C." IF YOU DON" KNOW THE ANSWER
AT ALL, GUESS WITH "C" AND IT WILL USUALLY BE RIGHT.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; Knoxville

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Custom

Date learned: 11-00-1971

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CURE FOR WARTS

PUT SEVEN PEBBLES IN A SMALL POUCH, THEN DROP IT IN A
FREQUENTLY USED PATH. SEVEN DAYS AFTER SOMEONE HAS PICKED
IT UP, YOUR WARTS WILL DISAPPEAR.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; Knoxville

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing P760.1

Date learned: 11-00-1972

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