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Re: Broom sayings:

Posted by The Fallen on January 24, 2002

In Reply to: Broom sayings: posted by Al Nancy Brown on January 24, 2002

: To have your feet brushed by a broom, would cause you to go to jail??
: If a broom falls over, saying that you will never remarry???
: Would like to find out more of this broom talk of the past
: Thanks

Re the falling broom and remarriage, though I've never heard of this observation, this must be in some way connected with the old custom of jumping over a broom hand-in-hand with one's intended, an act which signified marriage... mustn't it?