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Folktales about food...

Started by Liam Strain Mar 1, 2011. 0 Replies

I was reminded earlier today about the tale of Stone Soup (this has infinite local variations, russian soldiers, romany, peddlers, revolutionary war soldiers, buttons, wood, etc.) A common telling is…Continue

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What's your poison?

Started by Scott White. Last reply by Liam Strain Feb 3, 2011. 2 Replies

I'll admit, I'm new to folklore in the academic sense, but I feel like I've been spent my whole life learning about the topic. Steak getting rid of black eyes, outhouses that are always built the…Continue

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Comment by Scott White on November 17, 2013 at 11:11am

Hey friends, I'm sorry that I've been neglecting this group. I've been working on master's since the last time I checked in. What's everyone up to these days?

Comment by Mitchell Willie on February 22, 2012 at 12:44pm

I"m really glad I found this group. As a former storyteller, it gets harder and harder to get "real" stories anymore; everyone just wants to pass along books they've read, and not legends or tales from times past.

Comment by Mickey k on April 21, 2011 at 9:17am
............and the bunyip said he'd give me my dog back if I joined this group!!
Comment by Mickey k on April 21, 2011 at 9:16am

I find world folklore fascinating.

The brownies that live in my backyard told me I should join this group.

Comment by Daniel P. Gordon on February 12, 2011 at 3:39pm
I'm excited to be here and have always wanted to learn a little folklore and this site has always been a great way to learn... almost anything!
Comment by Scott White on February 12, 2011 at 1:50pm
Welcome, new members! Glad to see you here! What brings you folks this way?
Comment by Danny E. Mason on February 3, 2011 at 8:36am
I have used Ezekial 16:6 many times to stop bleeding. I memorized the verse and I replace the thees with the name of the person I am stopping the bleeding on I repeat it 3 times.  I don't know why it works but it does...Dan
Comment by Scott White on February 3, 2011 at 4:00am
Good to see you in here, Liam.
Comment by Scott White on February 3, 2011 at 1:12am
Greetings, Eric! What's your interest in folklore?
 

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Fraternal orders for young men?

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