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Dia del Niño

Background: Informant is a 22 year old first generation Mexican American. Main Piece: Interviewer: Are there any special holidays or traditions that you celebrate with your family? Informant: There is a holiday called Dia del niño which is celebrated on April 30th in Mexico. We don’t live in Mexico but we still celebrate in on… Continue Reading »

Four Square

Context: The informant (A) is a 15 year old high school student in Utah. He explains the rules of the game Four Square to me and the various rules that can be added to the game. He notes that the game can be played with any ball as long as it bounces (though the ball… Continue Reading »

El Cipitio

Main Piece: “El Cipitio is the son of La Siguanaba, he was cursed to stay little forever. He likes to stalk young girls who are virgins. He approached these young girls while they lay sleeping. He would whisper things into their ears and would touch them. After visiting these girls, the girls would go crazy…. Continue Reading »

Boy Named Butt Itches (Children’s Joke)

[The subject is CB. Her words are bolded, mine are not.] Context: CB is one of my friends, and a sophomore student in college. Both of her parents are lawyers in the military, so she was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, but has also lived in Germany, Kansas, and Oregon. The following is a joke that… Continue Reading »