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Wearing white after labor day

Informant is a student at the Penn State University who grew up in upper NJ. She told me about a certain rule in the fashion world which requires people to refrain from wearing white after Labor Day:   “So the rule is, you can’t wear white after Labor Day… until Memorial Day when you can… Continue Reading »

Don’t Ever Stuff a Gun in Your Pants

“Don’t ever stuff a gun in your pants”   The informant learned of this proverb from military officers and his peers during basic training for the Coast Guard when he was about 19 years old. He learned that this saying came about when safeties were common in guns (when you pull back a hammer before… Continue Reading »

Abdul-Beha looses his pants in Paris

In the following, my informant recalls a childhood story which he still remembers and finds significant: This next account is one that comes from Baha’i tradition, more so in the Baha’i faith, which was founded in the mid eighteen hundreds by our prophet founder Bahá’u’lláh, you can Google that, it means “glory of god,” um, he… Continue Reading »

The Pooping your Pants story

My informant told me a story about his younger brother: “My brother, sister and I all went to an inner city Roman Catholic grammar school.  It was located next to a church, and every day during recess, at exactly noon, the bells would ring the Angelus and all children were supposed to stop in their… Continue Reading »