Mudcat Café message #3751175 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #158537   Message #3751175
Posted By: MGM·Lion
15-Nov-15 - 04:33 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Rumours you believed as a child
Subject: RE: Folklore: Rumours you believed as a child
Re Guest Silver's post above, 14 nov 0653: my mother had a jingle from her childhood re this belief -- "Sing before breakfast — cry before supper."

Did no-one else learn that if you took the last biscuit or cake from the plate, you would die an old maid [boys included iirc]?

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