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LIMERICK

ONE NIGHT A YOUNG AMOROUS SIOUX
HAD A DATE WITH A MAIDEN HE KNIOUX
THE CORONER LATER FOUND
THAT THE COUPLE HAD DROWNED
PADDLING A LEAKY CANIOUX

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACCIDENT ; CACOGRAPHY ; CANOE ; DEATH ; FRENCH SPELLING ; RHYME: AABBA

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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Proverb

Love many, trust few. Always paddle your own canoe.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this in Norwalk, Ohio

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Boat ; CANOE ; LOVE ; Maxim ; Paddle ; PROVERB ; Relationship ; RHYME ; Trust ; VERSE

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

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Proverb

Paddle your own canoe.

Submitter comment:

From - Uncertain

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original Bn [V200, V600] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; CANOE ; Maxim ; Paddle ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Paddle your own canoe.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this from his Grandmother

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; CANOE ; Maxim ; Paddle ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Saying

Paddle your own canoe

(Mind your own business)

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: FLORIDA ; Plant City

Keyword(s): Busybody ; CANOE ; Maxim ; Paddle ; PROVERB ; Saying

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary

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