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Story: An ostrich eggshell, left open, will attract snakes


An ostrich eggshell, left open, will attract snakes


Lucy Lloyd |xam notebooks


The mouth of an Ostrich egg–shell not to be left open. By /han≠kass’o (L VIII.-25. 8234 rev. and 8235 rev.). If an ostrich eggshell is left open (not stopped up with grass), the wind blows into its open mouth and a snake will go into the empty eggshell.


1) This story is found in Book VIII-25


|han≠kass'o (Klein Jantje) (VIII)


9 February 1879


Custom and daily life


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Book: BC_151_A2_1_100

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Book: BC_151_A2_1_100