Tag Archives: Rules


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 »

Why You Can Never Keep Glass on the Floor: Puerto Rican Tale

Is this tale well known in Puerto Rico? L.O. – “Nah, this is just something which was told to my father, and he told it to me.” How does the story go? “So, there was a man in my dad’s like, village, or his small town, and he’d just always leave his dishes on the… Continue Reading »

The Little Green Men

Informant Bio My informant is a 19 year old college freshman studying theater at an academy in Hollywood, California. This student is deeply involved in the active social aspect of life as a theater student – frequently attending wrap parties, after parties, and general Friday night parties to blow off steam after a week of… Continue Reading »