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16471
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Of all the survivals of folk celebrations in North Carolina, non none excites more curiosity and interest than Old Christmas at Rodanthe on Hatteras Island. Though the customary December date is now recognized and honored in the typical, expected fashion, the Rodanthians have not abandoned the custom of their forefathers in signalizing January 5 as the \"real\" Christmas.
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16472
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Although most are aware of current anxiety aroused by the question as to tobacco and health, many may not know that the controversy over the effects of tobacco has flared up periodically during the past four hundred years. Physicians, kings, preachers, laymen, and even popes have taken their stand on the subject. All of them have spoke, pro or con, on the score of what tobacco does for or against the consumer.
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35184
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Grace Sherwood was accused of and tried for practicing witchcraft in the late 17th/early 18th century. This article describes the accusations, trial, and judgments that surround the case.
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35182
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This is a list of folk speech submitted by the author’s students. It is organized alphabetically with analysis and translation for each word.
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35181
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The author recounts the types of conversations he heard while chronically travelling around Mississippi on a bus.
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35185
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The author had asked young school children of any riddles they knew, and this article is part of the conversation he had with one of the children, who went through a list of jokes.
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35183
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The telling of three Korean folktales: “The Yangpan and the Barley,” “The Best Liar, and the Yangpan’s Daughter,” and “The Peddler and the Tiger.”
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35186
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This article contains three fictional stories, “The Tobacco Auctioneer,” “The Patron Saint,” and “A Worthless Lawyer.”
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