Volume 6, Number 6, Winter 1978
The School Of The Ozarks College Center
Cafeteria opens at 11:30 A.M.
Come early, visit with members and guests, or attend worship services at 11 A.M. at campus church. Then enjoy good fellowship while eating good food. Business meeting at 1:15 P.M.
Remember When We Believed That
to burn combings of hair was thought to make the hair on ones head brittle?
mad dogs didnt bother a person who carried a small piece of dogwood in his pocket?
girls in love had an appetite for cucumber pickles?
to carry a stray cat in the house was thought to bring bad luck?
it was a bad sign if the sun didnt shine, at least for a minute or two, on Wednesday?
lightning in the south was a dry weather sign?
handling toads caused warts on the hands?
when we stumbled accidentally we kissed our thumb to avoid bad luck?
it was considered bad luck to close a gate if one found it open?
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