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- Marriages take place during the whole year but more frequently before Lant. In this district, May is believed to be the unlucky month for marriages and Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the unlucky days. The old saying is Monday for health, Tuesday for wealth, Wednesday the best day of all, Thursday for losses Friday for crosses and Saturday no day at all. Matches are made in this district and money is given as dowry. When a farmer's son or daughter gets married stocks and goods are given. When the bridal couple drive to church and an old boot is tied to the motor as a sign of good-luck. Friends and relations gather to the church and here they throw rice and confetti on the married pair.(continues on next page)Transcribed by a member of our volunteer transcription project.
- Kitty Beck
- Mr Beck