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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART GO WANDER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): HUMAN BODY ; VARIANT

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; PARODY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.700
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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COMPARISON

APPLE PIE WITHOUT SOME CHEESE
IS LIKE A KISS WITHOUT A SQUEEZE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COMPARISON ; DEFINITION ; FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): COMPARISON ; DEFINITION ; GO-TOGETHERS MATES ; RHYME

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

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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POLISH PROVERB

AS THE WORK IS DONE, SO ONE IS PAYED. (PAID.)
JAKA PRACA, TAKA PTACA. (POLISH)

Submitter comment: I KNOW THIS FROM HOME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; ECONOMICS

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTION ; OBSERVATION ; TRANSLATION

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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DRUNK AS A SKUNK.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SAID THID TO ME WHEN I CAME HOME FROM A PARTY DRUNK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.700

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COMING INTO MONEY

IF YOUR PALM ITCHES, YOU'RE GOING TO COME INTO MONEY SOON.

Submitter comment: HEARD IT FROM A FRIEND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; YPSILANTI

Keyword(s): ADVICE ; SUPERSTITION ; WEALTH

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.700

Date learned: 10-13-1967

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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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PROVERBIAL COMPARISON

THE PEOPLE WERE SO THICK
YOU COULDN'T STIR 'EM WITH A STICK.

Submitter comment: KNOWN AS LONG AS I CAN REMEMBER AND USED!

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

MAI REGEN,
GOTTES SAGEN,
FALL AUF MICH,
DANN WACHSE ICH.

Where learned: HUNGARY

James Callow Keyword(s): APOSTROPHE ; MAY RAIN

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.700

Date learned: 00-00-1897

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POLISH PROVERB

THAT KIND OF CHICKEN, THAT KIND OF SKIN (LITERALLY),
OR : ONCE A THIEF, ALWAYS A THIEF.
JAKA KURA TAKA SKORA (SKOORA)

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): TRANSLATED BY MRS. K. J. UNIECHOWSKI

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb C880.700

Date learned: 10-01-1967

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