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Don'ts After Dusk

By tradition, a number of activities are avoided after sunset. These include the cutting of one's hair or even nails, giving of dirty linen to the dhobi, mention of words to denote snake  or the barber, lending or giving needles salt ,butter, milk  or white articles generally .Similarly neither fire nor a match is lent after sunset . The custom  is to borrow a burning log of wood or glowing embers from a neighbours to light the oven in the morning  .Some families take pride in saying that the oven is never extinguished in  their homes. The fire kept  alive continuously is supposed to indicate prosperity to the extent  of being  able to feeds guests around the clock .

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