Residence: London, England
Date of Performance/Collection: 4/20/12
Primary Language: English
“If you tell a lie, god will strike black spot on your heart”
My informant was first told this by his father when he thought he was telling a lie. It reflects the strong religious beliefs of his father. I asked my informant what would happen if he had a black spot on his heart, and he wasn’t sure. Despite this, this threat succeeded in scaring my informant into telling the truth.