Tag Archives: full moon


Wart treatment

Text If you have a wart, cut an onion in half, rub it on your wart, and bury it in the backyard on a full moon.   Background The informant learned this remedy from her mother and said that it was a very common one that she fully believed in when she was a kid…. Continue Reading »

Full Moon on the Quad at Stanford

My mom went to graduate school at Stanford. This is her interpretation of the “Full Moon On the Quad” Tradition: Mom:”The original tradition holds that if you are a freshman girl at Stanford, you are not really a Stanford woman until you’ve been kissed by a senior under the full moon on the quad. For… 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 »