Author Archives: ccstuart@usc.edu

Lying & Stealing Proverb

Because most proverbs I know of tend to be incredibly well known and overstated in America, I decided to search online for unusual proverbs I would not recognize and research those proverbs’ meaning and origins. I found the most unique one to have Slovenian origins. Proverb: Lying a little and stealing a little will get… Continue Reading »

Holiday tradition

The following was recorded from a conversation I had on the phone with my mother, marked JS. She described to me a few holiday traditions as well as rituals she did throughout her childhood. Below is one of the rituals.   JS: “We always used to leave our shoe outside on St. Nicholas Day which… Continue Reading »