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Ice Blocking

Main piece: (The following is transcribed from a conversation between the informant and interviewer.) Interviewer: Tell me about ice blocking, if you don’t mind. Informant: Okay, ice blockiiiiiiiiiiing, is a thing at – I don’t know uhh… Okay. At UCLA we have like a – not really like the typical college quad, but we have… Continue Reading »

Ice Cube in the Toilet

The informant is a college student born and raised in Denver, Colorado. While the informant and I were studying in the library together, I asked him if he or any of his friends had any traditions or superstitions that were unique to Denver. He described a folk belief that children engaged in when hoping school… Continue Reading »