The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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SPIRIT OF THE HOUSE
IT IS AN ITALIAN BELIEF THAT EVERY HOUSEHOLD HAS A GOOD
SPIRIT THAT REMAINS WITH IT AND SOMETIMES CAN BE SEEN.
James Callow Keyword(s): COBOLD
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter|
Date learned: 12-00-1971
Yo have mo front 'n Katie Ben.
You have more "gumption" than Katie Ben. The story goes back
to the 1940's in Saint Thomas when there was a problem with
the congregation of a Methodist church. Everyone was afraid
to talk about it, including the minister, even though all knew
a problem existed. Katie Ben, a child, got up in church and
spoke out or took the "front." The informant has no idea what
the problem was at the time but that is where this saying came
|Subject headings:|| Favorites|
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison
Date learned: 03-00-1991
There are old pilots / And there are bold pilots / But there are never old, bold, pilots.
This is taught to pilots early in their training - beware of being too confident - never step out of the realm of your experience.
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs added by TRD
James Callow comment:
Original BN [P870] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.
|Subject headings:||PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim|