Hehehe- ok, blue houses. Perhaps it is very true, as some of my friends came back and said- "You know, we asked babka/dedko/ some other elder..." and the verdict- they say that yes. My original thought was that it wasn't true, but these folklorists I trust. Even if we all knew nothing about it, these folklorist friends have gone out (or HOME!) and asked. Therefore, I am standing corrected (perhaps) in my original belief.
A caveat- the whole thing could still be just a legend- as I too am getting my verdict from "oral traditions" (and a skanzen in Martin, as one friend works there.) Just thought I would throw it out....
--- On Wed, 3/25/09, J. <cousinjanie1004@...> wrote:
From: J. <cousinjanie1004@...>
Subject: [S-R] Re: Blue Houses - Handsome Stranger....
Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 1:04 PM
Handsome stranger...hmmm. ..
What a Romantic you are, Julie!
I like this story...where does it go next?
-- In SLOVAK-ROOTS@ yahoogroups. com, Julie Michutka <jmm@...> wrote:
Ah, but what if some handsome stranger wandered in from out of town ;-)
> On Mar 25, 2009, at 12:31 PM, Armata, Joseph R wrote:
> > Everyone knew where all the available girls (and boys!) were
> > without any advertising.
> Ah, but what if some handsome stranger wandered in from out of town ;-)
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