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Ukrainian – Reuse Of Food Storage Containers

Informant’s Background: My informant, AK, is a undergraduate student at the University of Southern California. He is a first-generation immigrant, and the child of Ukrainian and Russian parents. Context: I am a close friend of AK. I asked him if he had any folklore he could share and this was what he gave me. Performance:… Continue Reading »

Chinoisms: Canning

Context & Analysis The subject often mentions her mother’s “Chinoisms”, or unique sayings that her mother learned when growing up in Chino, CA. Below is the subject’s direct quote on the origin of her mother’s proverbs:             “So my mom comes from Chino [California], and so she has a plethora of sayings that I didn’t… Continue Reading »