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MORTUARY SLOGANS

I, AT ONE TIME DELIVERED FLOWERS FOR A FLORIST
AS A PART-TIME JOB,
DURING WHICH TIME I RAN ACROSS A NUMBER OF MORTUARY SLOGANS. "YOU
STAB 'EM, WE SLAB 'EM."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PORT HURON

James Callow Keyword(s): FINAL ITERATION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival C840.537
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.400
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: 10-30-1972

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MORTUARY SLOGANS

THE INFORMANT AT ONE TIME DELIVERED FLOWERS FOR A }
FLORIST AS A PART-TIME
JOB, DURING WHICH TIME HE RAN ACROSS A NUMBER OF
MORTUARY SLOGANS. "YOU KILL 'EM, WE CHILL 'EM."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PORT HURON

James Callow Keyword(s): FINAL ITERATION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Custom Festival C840.537
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.400
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: 10-30-1972

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PROVERB IN VERSE

ON YOUR WEDDING DAY YOU SHOULD WEAR SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW,
SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING BLUE, AND A PENNY IN YOUR
SHOE FOR GOOD LUCK

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS AS A CHILD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CLOTHING ; COLOR ; MONEY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.400
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Marriage Wear something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

Date learned: 03-20-1967

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK RHYME

YOU MAY SIT ON MY LAP
BUT I PITY YOU IF YOU MARRY A JAP.

Submitter comment: FROM INFORMANT'S JUNIOR HIGH AUTOGRAPH BOOK 1929-1933

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): ADVICE ; ETHNIC SLUR ; MARRIAGE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Cynical insight
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.400
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Date learned: 10-02-1971 ; 00001929-1933

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PROVERB

A FOOL'S NAME IS LIKE HIS FACE,
IT'S ALWAYS STUCK IN A PUBLIC PLACE.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; OWENSBORO

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.400
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.700
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 02-00-1972

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TEASE VERSE

A THOUSAND SWEDES RAN THROUGH THE WEEDS, CHASED BY
ONE NORWEGIAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.400

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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"TOMORROW, TOMORROW, BUT NOT TODAY," EVERY LAZY MAN
WILL SAY.

Where learned: HUNGARY

Keyword(s): TIME PROCRASTINATION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.400

Date learned: 00-00-1910

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