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Index Active bearers, 36n9 Aldrich, Fredrick, 59 Anthropology, 23, 34 Archive, 22, 23, 25, 31, 34, 87n24 Assemblage, 52 Bartók, 10 Bascom, William, 30 Beethoven, 10 Ben-Amos, Dan, 18 Boston Pops, 11 Brunvand, Jan H., 30, 43–44 Calendar custom, 44–47 Carnivalesque, 48–49, 62n16 Catholicism, 71 Children, 19n18, 48, 52, 78–80, 87n19, 87n24 College (incl. “campus”), 65–66, 75–78, 87n18 Context, 13, 23, 25–29, 32, 41–43, 46, 63, 74, 89, 90 Criminology (incl. “crime”), 21–22 Culture, 2–5 Dickens, Charles, 33 Digital culture, 80–86, 88n27, 88n30 Dundes, Alan, 25, 35 Dvorak, 10 Dynamic variation, 12, 14, 55 Economics, 34 Elite culture, 9–11 Emoticons, 82 Ethnography, 26, 43, 88n28 Facebook, 26, 81, 82 Fieldwork, 23–29 Folk belief, 56–61, 64n28, 64n35, 71–74 Folk group, 4–6, 29, 35, 40, 41, 63, 65–67, 70, 72, 74, 78, 80, 81, 86 Folktale, 38–43, 62n7–9, 82 Foodways, 29, 40, 45, 46, 87nn8–9, 89–90 Function, 30–32, 34, 39, 41, 47, 72, 74, 89 Funeral potatoes, 72–73, 87n10 Genre, 5–6, 37–38 Giant squid, 59 Gilligan’s Island, 10 Goodenough, Ward, 3 Grammar, 18–19n16 Grimm brothers, 32 Hufford, David, 58–59 Hyperbole and a Half (blog), 83 International Folklore Day, 17 Internet, 83, 85–86, 88n34 Interviewing, 25–26 Invented tradition, 63n17 Joke, 8–9, 18n7, 24–25, 31, 62n10, 66, 81, 89–90 Judaism, 71 Latrinalia, 16, 17n3 Legend, 31, 37–44, 56, 62n5, 62n8, 64nn28–29, 67, 71, 73–74, 75–78, 81, 86n5, 87n13, 89 Marketing, 34 Index 94 Mass culture (incl. “popular culture”), 7–11, 63n24, 85 Material culture, 51–56 McDonald’s, 3, 14, 26 Memes, 83, 85, 88n32 Mormon, 72–74, 87n14 Muslim, 71 Myth, 32–33, 37–44, 82 Newfoundland, 49–50, 58–59 Observation, 26 Occupational folklore, 67–70 Old Hag, 58–59, 61, 64 Omikuji, 71 Organizational folklore, 70 Passive bearers, 36n9 Personal experience narratives, 86n5 Political science, 34 Popular antiquities, 2 Public folklore, 22 Religious folklore, 60, 70–74, 87n8, 87n12 Rites of passage, 47–51 Shinto, 71 Skinner, B. F., 60–61 Sociology, 34 Star Wars, 11 Supernatural, 56–61, 87n13 Sweden, 41 Telephone (game), 7 Texture, 25–27, 32, 43, 74 Thomas, Jeannie, 79–80, Thoms, William, 2, 17 Toelken, Barre, 13 Tradition, 7, 12–14, 16, 22, 80, 83, 89, Transmission, 6, 7–10, 13, 29, 30, 44, 56, 62 Triviality barrier, 15–16 Urban legend (incl. “contemporary legend”), 31, 43–44, 62n5, 64n29, 75–77, 81, 89 Variation, 7, 11–14, 30, 31, 42, 51, 53–55, 83 Walmart, 27–29, 32 ...