On May Day people made the sign of the Cross with milk for good luck.
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Some women used get a twig of mountain ash and put it under the churn on May Day and so get all the butter from her neighbours churn, on condition that she said she wanted the butter from her neighbours churn while making her own.
Cow-slips were hung on the door that day to bring good luck for the year. It was unlucky to get married on May Day and unlucky for a baby to be born on that day.