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MILITARY SAYING

DO WHAT YOU ARE TOLD TO DO, WHEN YOU ARE TOLD TO DO IT, AND THEN
GO SIT ON YOUR ASS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; REDFORD

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; CYNICISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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ARABIAN MAXIM

BE WARY OF SOMEONE YOU HELP OR CARE FOR, FOR HE MAY SOME DAY BE
WELL ENOUGH TO CAUSE YOU HARM.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SUPERSTITION

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; CYNICISM ; PARADOX ; SUSPICION ; TREACHERY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 09-00-1967

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SOUND ADVICE

I ALWAYS REMEMBER SAYING THE FOLLOWING WHENEVER SOMEONE WANTED TO
BORROW HIS (SIC) TOOLS: JO NIGDY NIE POZYCZAM TOOLSA KARY NI
ZONY NIKOMU (POLISH)
TRANSLATION- I NEVER LEND MY TOOLS, MY CAR, OR MY WIFE
TO ANYONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CYNICISM ; TRANSLATION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Number Emptiness, nothingness, zero
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 05-15-1965

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ONCE A PAUPER, ALWAYS A PAUPER

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD CONTAINS GREEK TEXT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

Keyword(s): ELLIPSIS

James Callow Keyword(s): "NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESS." ; CYNICISM ; POVERTY

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1969

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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM

THE ONLY CERTAIN THINGS ARE DEATH AND TAXES

James Callow Keyword(s): CYNICISM ; PREDICTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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