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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

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

The words Have and Eat are both circled with the word [REVERSE??] pointing to them.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Cake ; Eat ; GLUTTONY ; Own ; PARADOX ; POSSESSION ; Spoiled

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

The word [Reverse??] is written across the top of the entry.

Keyword(s): Cake ; Consume ; Eat ; Eat ; have ; Own ; PARADOX ; POSSESSION ; Spoiled

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Superstition: Wedding

IF YOU PUT A WEDDING CAKE UNDER YOUR PILLOW, YOU WILL GET
MARRIED SOON.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD - 02-22-2011

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; MARRIAGE ; Pillow ; SLEEP ; SUPERSTITION ; WEDDING

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage Dream about future husband

Date learned: 04-01-1970

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cake ; Consume ; Contradictory ; Eat ; FOOD ; Maxim ; PARADOX ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

Submitter comment:

When I was working as well as going to school and didn't have any time for socializing.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: BOSTON ; Massachusetts

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cake ; GREED ; Hypocrite ; Maxim ; PARADOX ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this in Norwalk, OH and in various parts of MI.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V880] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cake ; Eat ; GREED ; Hypocrite ; Maxim ; PARADOX ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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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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Motifs added by TRD

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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Language: Rhyme

Hickup Hickup go away
Come again another day
Hickup Hickup when I bake
I'll bake you a CAKE

Submitter comment:

Pastime.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

Children sing this when they get the hiccups. Verse?

Original BN [C500, C730] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): Bake ; Cake ; CHILDREN ; GAME ; HICCUP ; Hickup ; Language ; Nursery ; RHYME ; SONG ; VERSE

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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WHY DO POLACKS MAKE THE WEDDING CAKE OUT OF GARBAGE?
TO KEEP THE FLIES OFF THE BRIDE

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Bride ; Cake ; Ethnic Slurs ; JOKE ; POLISH ; WEDDING

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
Filter - Mature Content

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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YULE CAKE

ON CHRISTMAS EVE, THEY ALL PARTAKE OF A YULE CAKE WHICH IS SPECIALLY
MADE FOR THE OCCASION. THEY BELIEVE THAT THIS WILL BRING THEM
GOOD LUCK FOR THE COMING YEAR.

Submitter comment:

TONY TELLS ME OF A TRADITION PRACTICED BY THE FAMILY OF ONE OF HIS
FRIENDS IN PITTSBURG.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; holiday ; LUCK ; tradition ; Yule

Subject headings: 122 Christmas
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 24 Christmas Eve F122.4

Date learned: 11-19-1968

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CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

IT IS TRADITIONAL IN MIKE'S FAMILY TO HAVE POTATO CAKES AND
OYSTER STEW ON CHRISTMAS EVE. THIS TRADITION HAS COME DOWN FROM
HIS FATHER'S MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; holiday ; Oyster ; POTATO ; Stew ; tradition

Subject headings: 122 Christmas

Date learned: 10-28-1968

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IRISH CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

ON CHRISTMAS EVE IT IS AN IRISH CUSTOM TO EAT OYSTER STEW AN (ON)
POTATO CAKES AS A SPECIAL TREAT.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; ETHNIC ; FOOD ; Irish ; Oyster ; POTATO ; Stew ; tradition

Subject headings: 122 Christmas

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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CHRISTMAS COFFEECAKE

THERE IS A GERMAN COFFEECAKE MADE EVERY YEAR AT THE CHRISTMAS
SEASON. IT IS CALLED KRANTZ WHICH MEANS "WREATH". IT IS SHAPED
LIKE A WREATH, WITH THE DOUGH TWISTED TOGETHER.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; Coffee ; CUSTOM ; ETHNIC ; FOOD ; GERMAN ; holiday ; tradition ; Wreath

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Pastry

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

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FESTIVAL

MANY HOUSEHOLDS, INCLUDING OURS, KEEP FRUIT CAKE ON HAND FOR THE
XMAS (CHRISTMAS) SEASON.

Submitter comment:

CHILDHOOD

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FESTIVAL ; FOOD ; FRUIT ; Fruitcake ; holiday ; tradition

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Pastry

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

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CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

PEOPLE MAKE SPECIAL CAKES AND PLUM PUDDINGS IN MALTA AT CHRISTMAS
TIME. THEY GIVE THESE AWAY AS GIFTS SINCE THEIR CHRISTMAS IS NOT AS
COMMERCIAL AS IN THE U.S.A.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; GIFTS ; Malta ; Pudding ; tradition

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Pastry
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Gifts, gift giving at Christmas

Date learned: 03-08-1970

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