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PURPOSE OF GARLIC

EATING FOODS SPICED WITH GARLIC WILL INCREASE YOUR LIFESPAN
APPROXIMATELY TEN YEARS.

Submitter comment: THIS IS A SERIOUS BELIEF AMONG SICILIANS.

Where learned: SICILY ; PALERMO

Subject headings: 686 First / Once / One / Newness
Food Drink -- Flavoring Herb
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: CA00001930

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PURPOSE OF OCTOPUS

OCTOPUS IS OFTEN SERVED ON CHRISTMAS DAY AMONG SICILIANS TO BRING
GOOD LUCK AND HAPPINESS INTO THE HOUSEHOLD.

Where learned: SICILY ; PALERMO

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Typical menus for the various meals For meal hours, see F574.84. Special or festive meals
BELIEF -- P122 P122.8
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.46

Date learned: CA00001920

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