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IF YOU GIVE A PURSE AS A GIFT, YOU SHOULD PUT A PENNY IN IT
FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: NASHVILLE ; TENNESSEE, ASSUMED ; PEABODY CAFE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Measure of quality Monetary systemMoneyWealth
BELIEF -- Good luck

Date learned: 05-13-1969

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IF YOU EAT ANY KIND OF BERRY, YOU WILL GET AN APPENDIX.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; PEABODY CAFE

Keyword(s): APPENDICITIS

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Fruit
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 03-02-1969

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IF YOU DON'T HAVE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE DOWN BY NEW YEAR'S DAY
BAD LUCK WILL COME.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; PEABODY CAFE

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- January 1 New Year's
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Christmas tree
BELIEF -- Bad luck Time (year, season, week, hour, etc.) Occasion Event

Date learned: 03-02-1969

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IF YOU PLANT CROPS IN THE WANE OF THE MOON, THEY WILL WITHER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; PEABODY CAFE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Moon
BELIEF -- Plant husbandry Farming

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IF YOU PUT UP A FENCE RAIL IN THE WANE OF THE MOON, IT WILL
SINK INTO THE MUD.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; PEABODY CAFE

Subject headings: Prediction / Divination
ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Architecture
BELIEF -- Moon

Date learned: 04-19-1969

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FIRST THING YOU BRING INTO A NEW HOUSE IS SUGAR, SALT AND
BREAD FOR GOOD LUCK.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ; PEABODY CAFE

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
Food Drink -- Food
BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Good luck

Date learned: 05-13-1969

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