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From: "Charles Goble" <>
Subject: [AppalLife] unsubscribe
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 16:14:06 -0400
From: Martha Short <>
Date: Tuesday, April 04, 2000 4:05 PM
Subject: Re: [AppalLife] Re: apple peels
>On Tue, 04 Apr 2000 08:12:29 Martha Short wrote:
>>Growing up in Southwest Virginia, the custom was to try to peel the apple
with the entire peel intact then throw the peel and hope that it landed in
the shape of a letter of the alphabet which foretold the initial of the
person you were to marry.
>Another variation on this was to say the alphabet as you began peeling the
apple and whatever letter you were on when the peel broke was the initial of
the person you would marry.
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