Saturday, May 31, 2008

How to Find a Husband in Nebraska

Wayland D. Hand, "A Miscellany of Nebraska Folk Beliefs." Western Folklore, vol. 21, no. 4 (Oct., 1962), p. 263.

When a girl washes her panties at night, she should leave the doors and windows open. A man will come in at midnight to turn the panties over so the other side will dry. This man is the one the girl will marry. Omaha, 1940's.