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Pennsylvania Dutch Hex Signs

Proverbs:  1. “Faith is the bird that sings at night.” 2. “Every mother crow thinks her own little crow is the blackest.” 3.“Forbidden fruit creates many jams” 4.”We grow too soon old and too late smart” 5. “Children and fools … Continue reading

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A Mystery: The Coventry Carol

If you thought Christmas was all about good tidings and joy, you were wrong. The Coventry Carol is a song about infanticide and also a lullaby sung by mothers of doomed children. Eggnog? The English carol dates back to the 16th Century and … Continue reading

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