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REMEDY

MAKE A BREAD AND MILK POULTICE TO BRING A BOIL TO A HEAD.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM YOUTH.

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Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Keyword(s): BOILS ; HEAT REMEDY ; INFECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 11-23-1967

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CURE

FOR BOILS: HEAT A BOTTLE BY POURING SCALDING WATER IN IT UNTIL
THE GLASS IS VERY HOT. POUR WATER FROM BOTTLE AND APPLY THE HOT
NECK TO THE BOIL. AS THE BOTTLE COOLS IT WILL SUCK OUT THE PUSS.

Data entry tech comment: THERE ARE 2 SIMILAR REFERENCES IN THIS SECTION OF ARCHIVE.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; TRAVERSE CITY

Keyword(s): BOILS ; HEAT REMEDY ; INFECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 03-29-1970

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HANG ASTIFITITY AROUND THE NECK TO KEEP GUMS AWAY.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): ASAFETIDA ; GUMS = GUM BOILS?

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 09-17-1973

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Proverb

watch pot never boils.

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A?? watch ed??  pot never boils

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Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): Boil ; METAPHOR ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; View ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched pot never boils.

Submitter comment:

The informant learned this when she was a young girl in Chicago about 1910. She said it to me as I was looking out the window waiting for someone to come.

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Where learned: PORT LAMBTON

Keyword(s): Boil ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched pot never boils.

Submitter comment:

Learned from her mother

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Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Keyword(s): Boil ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched pot never boils

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Keyword(s): BOILS ; PATIENCE ; Pot ; Watch ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched kettle never boils.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Boil ; Impatient ; Kettle ; Maxim ; PATIENCE ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; Wait ; Watch

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched pot never boils.

Submitter comment:

If you stand and watch something, it seems to take twice as long.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTICIPATION ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Boil ; Kettle ; Maxim ; Pot ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; Watch ; Watched ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

The watched pot never boils.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTICIPATION ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Boil ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; Pot ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A watched kettle never boils.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): Anticipate ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Boil ; Kettle ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; Watch

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Saying

"Dress Eggs"

Term used to label eggs which have been hard boiled then had the yellow removed and mixed with mayonaisse and used to fill the white.

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Keyword(s): Deviled ; DRESS ; FOOD ; Hard Boiled ; Language ; Nickname ; RECIPE ; Saying ; Term

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary

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Food: Recipe

Beef Tea:

1 lb lean beef, cut into small pieces. Put into a glass canning jar, without a drop of water, cover tightly and set in a pot of cold water. Heat gradually to a boil and continue this streadily for three hours, until the meat is like white rags and the juice drawn out. Season with salt to tast and, when cold, skim.

Submitter comment:

My mother used to fix this for me as a child when I was sick and couldn't keep anything in my stomach.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Beef ; Beverage ; Boil ; Boil ; Broth ; Canning ; DRINK ; FOOD ; Liquid ; Simmer ; Skim ; TEA

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Mixed preparation in liquid

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I HAD A LITTLE CHICKEN WHO WOULDN'T LAY AN EGG
SO I RUBBED HOT WATER UP AND DOWN HER LEG.
THE LITTLE CHICKEN CRIED
AND THE LITTLE CHICKEN BEGGED

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Chicken ; CHILD ; CHILDREN ; Children's Song ; Egg ; Hard Boiled ; Kid ; RHYME ; SONG

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

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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