Van Ronk described how when visiting Asch he would put on his “folkways suit,” a filthy jacket that smelled of acetone.
To them, it is possible to embrace that flag as a statement about Southern folkways beyond the ugly racial part.
Todd, who wears a goatee, is also deeply knowledgeable about politics and Washington folkways.
There are, therefore, points of view in which money is the most marvelous product of the folkways.
Perhaps "folkways" is not less unfamiliar, but its meaning is more obvious.
All this grows up as a part of the folkways, instinctively, without plan or guidance of intelligent control.
The folkways, at a time, provide for all the needs of life then and there.
This is the process by which folkways are rendered obsolete.
The errors entered into the folkways, formed a part of them, and were protected by them.
That is the chief way in which folkways are modified or borrowed.
coined 1907 in book of the same name by U.S. sociologist William Graham Sumner (1840-1910), who also is credited with ethnocentrism, found in the same book.
Folkways are habits of the individual and customs of the society which arise from efforts to satisfy needs. ... Then they become regulative for succeeding generations and take on the character of a social force. [Sumner, "Folkways"]