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ONE HUNDRED NOTHINGS

ONE HUNDRED NOTHINGS KILLED THE JACK ASS

Submitter comment: STORY EXPLAINING PROVERB

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): NUMBERS

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; STRAW THAT BROKE THE CAMEL'S BACK

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Number P686.1.100
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 07-00-1964

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Ghost Belief

A ghost won't enter your house if a camel's bones are buried beneath the doorstep.

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James Callow comment:

Original letter of the Boggs Number [B429] has been crossed out and replaced with a P.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; BONES ; Camel ; GHOST ; House ; Protection ; PROTECTION AGAINST EVIL FORCES ; SUPERNATURAL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter

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Proverb

The Camel:

The Camel never sees his own hump.

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James Callow comment:

original BN [V:C880.300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Ability ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Camel ; Hump ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; See ; Shortcoming ; Sight ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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KING ARTHUR

A FRIEND OF MINE, MIKE JONES, REVEALED TO ME THAT KING ARTHUR
REALLY LIVED. HE CONTENDS THAT ENGLAND KNEW A PERIOD OF FIFTY
YEARS WHEN THERE WAS COMPLETE PEACE. THERE WAS NO ADVANCE OF
THE SAXONS, AND THAT LEADS MIKE TO BELIEVE THAT KING ARTHUR AND
HIS KNIGHTS REALLY EXISTED.

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MIKE LEARNED THIS SOMEWHERE, BUT HE WASN'T SURE WHERE, PROBABLY
MERE SPECULATION.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Camelot ; King Arthur ; Legend ; Saxons

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Secular hero

Date learned: 10-05-1967

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