Contemporary Myths of the Philippines
Mourners shouldn't bathe.
Women shouldn't look at newly circumcized genitals.
Menstruating women are bad for fruit trees.
You can get warts from guavas.
Students from my Mythology and Folk Literature class scoured their hometowns for local lore, superstitions, stories about witchcraft, and idiosyncratic hygiene/health practices. This website, an archive of 100+ Filipino myths past and present, is the result: