Author Archives: Svadharma Keerthi

Three Dog Night

Transcribed Text: “A three dog night, which as far as I can tell, means like, harsh, like probably cold night. Comes from dog sledders, when they were traversing the wilderness. A three dog night would be a night where you would have to like cuddle up with three of your dogs to be able to… Continue Reading »

Vietnamese Full Moon

Transcribed Text: “A full moon is like good luck. Cuz like the way they see it, it lights up their night.” The informant is a student at the University of Southern California. The informant says she learned this folk belief from her parents when she was younger and visiting Vietnam. She says that contrast to… Continue Reading »