FTX-199 - BELIEFS & CUSTOMS

THE GAMES WE PLAY - 2

Continuing the selection made by Peter Opie: The first day of the month - April Fool - May Goslings - Pinch-bottom Day - Ash Wednesday - Hampshire & Sussex - Kissing Good Friday - Liverpool Judas - dumping eggs - hot cross buns - Westmoreland Pace-egg Play - Christmas begging - May Day queens, garlands, maypoles - Manchester - continent - cob- coaling - bonfires - "chumping" in Yorkshire - "chubbing" - Mischief Night - Molly-dancers - St James's Grottoes - fortune-telling - stones - bus tickets - colours - exam charms - birthdays - ladders - ambulances - animals - Scandinavian examples - horse-shoes - a lump of coal by burglars - cigarette packets - funerals - Cypriots - curing warts - folklore in its infancy 199Opie(Ritchie&Townsend).JPG
   

HERE'S TWO OR THREE JOLLY BOYS - WHO STOLE THE COOKIES? - SHE SAT 'NEATH THE LILACS - MARY WAS A BAD GIRL - FOUND A PEANUT - WHEN I WAS ONE - UNDER THE BRAMBLE BUSHES - BILLY BOY - WENT INTO A BAKER'S SHOP - MY MOTHER IS A BAKER - I SAW MY BOY FRIEND - ORANGE BELLS - GOING TO TURKEY - THERE CAME A JEWSEY - SEE SEE MY PLAINSYS - UNDER THE BRIAR - WENT TO THE CHINESE RESTAURANT - SPACEMAN SAYS - WHO STOLE THE SHOE - DANCING BLUEBELLS - SLEEPING PRINCESS

 

 

 

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