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KRAKOWIAK (POLISH DANCE)

LIKE THE AMERICAN SQUARE DANCE.

Where learned: CHILDHOOD ; NOT GIVEN ; HOME ; PENNSYLVANIA ; MICHIGAN ; LETTER ; OHIO ; NEW JERSEY ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; AUTOGRAPH BOOK ; GROSSE POINTE ; HARPER WOODS ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS ; WARREN ; JAPAN ; RUSSIA ; GRAND RAPIDS ; SHIPLE HALL ; GARDEN CITY ; ROYAL OAK ; TOLEDO ; TRENTON ; FARMINGTON ; KALAMAZOO ; CANADA ; ONTARIO ; MARYGROVE COLLEGE ; DETROIT ; MAIL ; INDIANA ; DETROIT, ASSUMED ; TOLD AT HOME ; FERNDALE ; SOUTHFIELD ; TENNESSEE ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL ; HAMTRAMCK ; DEARBORN ; MINNESOTA ; ILLINOIS ; NEW YORK ; FLORIDA ; KOREA ; WISCONSIN ; NEW HAMPSHIRE ; STUDENT UNION ; READING ; AUSTRALIA ; Sylvania ; Sterling Heights ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; GROSSE POINTE PARK ; OAK PARK ; SOUTHGATE ; STURGEON LAKE ; REDFORD ; TOORAK ; VICTORIA ; ROSEVILLE ; LINCOLN PARK ; TRAVERSE CITY ; HUNTINGTON WOODS ; PONTIAC ; TROY ; PORT CHESTER ; SOUTH AMERICA ; BROOKVILLE ; MONTREAL ; SEOUL ; NORTH OLMSTED ; EASTOWN THEATER ; ERIE ; University of Notre Dame ; FRANKLINVILLE ; TORONTO ; TOLD AT ; TOLD BY ; TOLD IN ; SCRANTON ; MONROE ; GLENVIEW ; MOSCOW ; GULLEY ; FINLAND ; HARBOR BEACH ; HOUGHTON LAKE ; Hudson Lake ; INDIANAPOLIS ; JONESBORO ; KANSASVILLE ; LEXINGTON ; MASSILLON ; MAUCH CHUNK ; MELVINDALE ; MILFORD ; NEW ROCHELLE ; NIAGARA FALLS ; PANAMA CITY ; PATAGONIA ; ARGENTINA ; RESIDENCE HALL ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES ; TOLD AT HONORS HOUSE ; AMERICAN HISTORY CLASS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Dance

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RIDDLE

Q: IT SPINS AROUND BUT IS NOT (A) SPINNING WHEEL; IT CAN WALK A ROPE
BUT IT IS NOT A MONKEY.
A: A SPIDER.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL ; HOUSEHOLD ITEMS (Q) ; INSECTS (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 12-02-1967

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PROVERB

BETTER TO HAVE LOVED AND LOST THAN NOT TO HAVE LOVED AT ALL.

Where learned: SHIPLE HALL

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CONTRAST ; ELLIPSIS ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-18-1967

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EASTER CUSTOMS

ON EASTER SUNDAY, MY COUSINS AND MYSELF WOULD GO TO MY
GRANDMOTHER'S HOUSE AND SEARCH ALL OVER TO FIND OUR EASTER BASKETS
WHICH THE "EASTER BUNNY" HAD LEFT.

Data entry tech comment:

Collector and informant are the same person.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Bunny
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter baskets
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Spring Planting Easter Sunday

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

WHAT IS WHITE ON THE OUTSIDE, GREEN ON THE INSIDE AND JUMPS?
A FROG SANDWICH

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; FOOD

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-25-1967

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REMEDY

PUT A SILVER KNIFE OVER A BUMP ON THE HEAD
TO TAKE AWAY THE PAIN.

Data entry tech comment: THIS SECTION OF THE ARCHIVE CONTAINS A SIMILAR CURE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): IMITATIVE MAGIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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MARRIAGE CUSTOM

THE GROOM IS NOT SUPPOSED TO SEE THE BRIDE ON THE WEDDING
DAY UNTIL SHE IS GIVEN AWAY OR BAD LUCK WILL OCCUR.

Submitter comment: LEARNED IN CHILDHOOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL ; DETROIT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Bride and groom must not see each other

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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PROVERB

FINDERS,S KEEPERS, LOSER,S WEEPERS.

Submitter comment: LEARNED IN CHILDHOOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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TOM SWIFTIE

"FORTUNATELY, I LIKE CHINESE COOKIES," SAID TOM.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL

Keyword(s): PASTRY ; PUN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Wellerism Quotation

Date learned: 03-23-1971

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BOXERS HIT GLOVES (TOGETHER) BEFORE FIGHT STARTS.

Submitter comment: SAW IT AT A FIGHT.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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QUITTERS NEVER WIN, AND WINNERS NEVER QUIT.

Submitter comment: HEARD IT FROM OLD BASKETBALL COACH.

Data entry tech comment: CHIASMUS

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DETERMINATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NONE GIVEN

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A STITCH IN TIME SAVES .009 X 10 +3.{EXPONENT}

Submitter comment: HEARD IT AT HOME.

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-28-1967

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VARIETY IS THE SPICE OF LIFE.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-23-1967

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RIDDLE QUESTION

DO YOU KNOW WHAT THIS IS ? "DKI"
A CRAZY, MIXED UP KID.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; SHIPLE HALL DESK

Keyword(s): HUMOR

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 03-23-1971

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DID YOU HERE ABOUT THE BIG HOLDUP? TWO CLOTHESPINS HELD UP A
PILLOW CASE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): House

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-02-1967

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WHAT'S BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER?
A SUNBURNT ZEBRA.

Submitter comment: HEARD AT HOME IN MONROE, MICHIGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 09-28-1967

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Proverb

Where there is a will, there are relatives.

Submitter comment:

Heard it from his dad.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; PUN ; Relatives ; VERSE ; Will

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Graffiti

Help abolish Student Government
Retain Paul Sak

(Paul Sak is the current president of the Student Government)

 

 

Submitter comment:

This material was found on a lavatory wall.

 

Data entry tech comment:

Informant and collector are the same person.

 

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; lavatory wall

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Art Craft Architecture Art, Craft, Architecture

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