Bad luck to leave up Christmas decorations

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Bad luck to leave up Christmas decorations - To return to Candlemas. It was the enstom on...
To return to Candlemas. It was the enstom on this day to take down all the Christmas decorations of holly, mistletoe, mistletoe, etc., and substitute box and yew for them, in preparation for the carnival. A vnlgar superstition regarded it as unlucky unlucky to leave even as much as a leaf of Christmas decorations in the houses after after Candlemas.

Clipped from The Kansas Chief29 Jan 1885, ThuPage 4

The Kansas Chief (Troy, Kansas)29 Jan 1885, ThuPage 4
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  • Bad luck to leave up Christmas decorations

    tarayagal – 02 Feb 2016

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