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November 27 2008
02:28

November 27 page of a national calendar opens Philippe. St. Philip's Day was celebrated widely and generously: it was a Shrovetide (meat eaters) before Advent, said: "Filippovo Shrovetide - the beginning of the Christmas" cold "post".

At this time, still full grain storehouses, cellars - potatoes da cabbage, meat is still sufficiently from the autumn slaughter - that celebrated people. Filippovka - the deadline for the wedding to celebrate - the end of the wedding week in office weddings were not playing.

Kudelitsa - the first week, spinning Filippov post. Women in the evenings and at night with torch scratched, pulled, suchili, wound yarn, because: "The lazy spinner and myself do not have a shirt." "Distaff not God, but gives the shirt," "Do not napryadesh winter, nothing will weave in the summer," "Do not be lazy spin, good dress."

At Filippovo Shrovetide was taken to make the yard snack houses, calculation was done to the cattle. There were signs: frost on the Phillip - the yield on oats. Frost on the trees - to frost and fog - to thaw, and if the night was a frost at night, and snow does not fall out. Black crow croaks - to thaw, reports Pravda.Ru .

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