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NEW YEAR CUSTOMS OF THE SOUTH

IN CONJUNCTION WITH MAKING THEIR NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS,
THE PEOPLE OF THE SOUTH, AND ESPECIALLY GEORGIA, HAVE
THE CUSTOM OF EATING BLACKEYED PEAS AND HOG JOWLS.
THIS COMBINATION WILL BE EATEN AT THE MAIN MEAL ON NEW
YEAR'S DAY. THE TRADITIONAL MEAL REPRESENTS A DESIRE
FOR GOOD LUCK.

Submitter comment: MR. CATES WAS BORN AND RAISED IN LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA.
THIS IS WHERE HE LEARNED THE CUSTOM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; CATES BAR ; LAWRENCEVILLE ; GOERGIA

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
BELIEF -- Good luck

Date learned: 07-10-1964

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