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ALWAYS STIR A BATTER IN THE SAME DIRECTION.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): COOKING BAKING ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Manner of preparation
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 07-04-1973

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Tongue Twister:

Betty Botter bought some butter. But, she said, the butters bitter: If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter. But a bit of better butter will make my batter better. So she bought a bit of butter and put it in her batter and it made her batter worse.

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Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Baking ; Batter ; Butter ; Language ; RHYME ; TONGUE TWISTER

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

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Tongue Twister:

Betty Botta bought some butter. "But," she said, "this butter's bitter. If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter. But a bit o' better butter will but make my batter better." So she bought a bit o' butter, better than the bitter butter, made her bitter batter better. So 'twas better Betty Botta bought a bit o' better butter.

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Something similar (but shorter) already typed as prose.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; REDFORD

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Baking ; Batter ; Butter ; COOKING ; Dearborn Heights ; GAME ; Language ; MICHIGAN ; Prose ; PUZZLE ; Redford ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): Prose ; TONGUE TWISTER ; VERSE

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

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Method of Cleaning Silverware

Clean aluminum pan. Dissolve in it:

1 teaspoon baking sode

1 teaspoon table salt

Immerse silverware until tarnish is removed. Then rinse in clean, warm water and rub dry with clean soft cloth.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Baking Soda ; Cleaning ; Domestic ; Household ; Ingredients ; METAL ; RECIPE ; Salt ; Silver ; Silverware ; Table Salt

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Household furniture and utensil

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Food: Recipe

Wheat Griddle-Cake:

Sift Together:

3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder

Beat three eggs and add to 3 cups sweet milk and tablespoon of melted butter; mix all into smooth batter, as thick as will run in a stream from the lips of a pitcher.

Bake on a well grease, hot griddle, a light nice brown. Very good.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Baking Powder ; Eggs ; Flour ; FOOD ; Griddle ; Griddlecakes ; RECIPE ; Salt ; Wheat

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Manner of preparation Process
Food Drink -- Plant food Cereal

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Food: Recipe

Plain Gingerbread:

1 cup dark cooking molasses

1 cup sour cream

1 egg

1 teaspoon soda, dissolved in a little warm water

1 teaspoon salt

1 heaping teapoon ginger

Make about as thick as a cupcake. To be eaten warm.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Baking ; FOOD ; Gingerbread ; RECIPE

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Pastry Sweet Dessert

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CURE FOR INDIGESTION:
BAKING SODA IN WATER.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CORNERSVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; Baking Soda ; CURE ; INDIGESTION ; REMEDY ; WATER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 00001972-00001973 (ASSUMED)

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CURE FOR COUGHING:
MIX BAKING SODA AND MOLASSES

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CORNERSVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; Baking Soda ; COUGH ; CURE ; Molasses ; REMEDY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 00001972-00001973 (ASSUMED)

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BEE STING OR WASP CURE:
BIND OR COMMON BAKING SODA DAMPENED WITH WATER OR MIX
COMMON EARTH WITH WATER TO ABOUT THE CONSISTENCY OF MUD.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): AILMENT ; Baking Soda ; Bee ; CURE ; HEALTH ; REMEDY ; Sting ; Wasp

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral

Date learned: 07-09-1973

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CHRISTMAS BELIEF

WHEN THE MORNING SKY IS RED AROUND CHRISTMAS TIME, IT'S MRS. SANTA
CLAUS BAKING UP LOTS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES.

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THIS WAS TOLD TO ELAINE BY HER GRANDMOTHER WHO IS GERMAN.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

Keyword(s): Baking ; CHRISTMAS ; COLOR ; Cookies ; Legend ; Mrs. Claus ; Red ; SIGN ; Sky ; WEATHER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Religious hero

Date learned: 11-20-1967

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FOLK DEODORANT

USE BAKING SODA AS A DEODORANT FOR UNDERARMS
AND FEET. USE BAKING SODA ON VOMIT TO ELIMINATE THE
UNPLEASANT ODOR.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): Baking Soda ; Deodorant ; Domesticity ; Household ; HYGIENE ; Odor ; REMEDY ; Smell ; Tip ; TRICK ; Vomit

James Callow Keyword(s): SODIUM BICARBONATE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Home

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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