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The Society had its beginnings on the A&M-Texas soccer online game in 1909. John Avery Lomax, a forty-two-year-old A&M English instructor from Harvard and Leonidas Warren Payne, a thirty-six 12 months outdated UT English professor and linguist, met to debate constructing a folklore society, as were advised by means of George Lyman Kittredge of Harvard. The introduced function of the society was once to gather and disclose to the general public songs and ballads, superstitions, indicators and omens, remedies and bizarre customs, legends, dialects, video games, performs, and dances, and riddles and proverbs.

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