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More fact & folklore

John L. O"Hara

More fact & folklore

a collection of the weekly column fact and folklore ... published in the Waynesburg Republican

by John L. O"Hara

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Published by M.C. Eagon in Waynesburg, PA (364 S. Richhill St., Waynesburg 15370) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Waynesburg (Pa.),
  • Greene County (Pa.),
  • Pennsylvania,
  • Waynesburg.,
  • Greene County.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- Pennsylvania -- Waynesburg.,
    • Folklore -- Pennsylvania -- Greene County.,
    • Waynesburg (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.,
    • Greene County (Pa.) -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMore fact and folklore.
      Statementby John L. O"Hara ; compiled by Mary Churney Eagon ; edited by Patricia Eagon Stafford, Catherine L. Eagon, Mary Churney Eagon.
      ContributionsEagon, Mary Churney., Stafford, Patricia Eagon., Eagon, Catherine L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF159.W32 O44 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination207 p. :
      Number of Pages207
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1899937M
      LC Control Number90093594

      Folklore, in modern usage, an academic discipline the subject matter of which (also called folklore) comprises the sum total of traditionally derived and orally or imitatively transmitted literature, material culture, and custom of subcultures within predominantly literate and technologically advanced societies; comparable study among wholly or mainly nonliterate societies belongs to the. s illustration of Saint Nicholas and Krampus visiting a child. In Central European folklore, Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure described as "half-goat, half-demon", who, during the Christmas season, litteraly beats children with his bare hands, with brass knuckles included, to children who have misbehaved. This contrasts with Saint Nicholas, who rewards the well-behaved with an.

        The ingredients which I regard as being the most crucial to the existence of any ethnic group would probably be lineage, history, geography, beliefs, language, sense of humor, customs, and folklore. Folklore, however, is one of the aspects most neglected by people in these modern times, and this is certainly true of the Afrikaners. Folk literature, also called folklore or oral tradition, the lore (traditional knowledge and beliefs) of cultures having no written language. It is transmitted by word of mouth and consists, as does written literature, of both prose and verse narratives, poems and songs, myths, dramas, rituals, proverbs, riddles, and the all known peoples, now or in the past, have produced it.

      The more black there is, the more severe the winter. Get your copy of the Almanac where books and magazines are sold or you can now Whether the predictive powers of the woolly worm are fact or folklore, we always enjoy the fun! Feel free to share your experience with the woolly worm in the comments below.   It’s unclear exactly when witches came on the historical scene, but one of the earliest records of a witch is in the Bible in the book of 1 Samuel, thought be .


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