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POLISH PLAY RHYME

TU, TU, TU, KOKASZKA JUBALA JAGELKI; TU, TU, TU, FRU PAJEHALA DO
ZICZKI PO TRZEWICKI. TRANSLATION: HERE, HERE, HERE, THE BANTAM WAS
PECKING CHERRIES; HERE, HERE, HERE, FRU, SHE WENT TO THE LAKE FOR
SLIPPERS.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS ITEM FROM HER MOTHER AND USED IT WITH HER
CHILDREN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL: CHICKEN

Subject headings: --

Date learned: 09-20-1974

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Superstition: Animals

Eating the chicken gizzard will make you beautiful.

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Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; Beautiful ; BIRD ; Chicken ; Eat ; FOOD ; FOWL ; Gizzard ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Custom

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WHEN YOU PULL THE WISHBONE, THE PERSON WHO GETS THE SHORT PIECE
GETS MARRIED FIRST AND THE ONE WHO GETS THE LONG PIECE GETS
THE MOST DINNER.

Where learned: PARIS ; TENNESSEE

Keyword(s): CHICKEN FOWL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Use of Object Food

Date learned: 06-19-1970

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IF YOU HAVE A WISHBONE, BREAK IT WITH SOMEONE ELSE AND THE
PERSON WITH THE SHORTER END GETS A WISH, WHILE THE ONE WITH
THE OTHER END GETS MARRIED FIRST.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): CHICKEN FO ; EATING DINING DINNER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Marriage
BELIEF -- Prayer
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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Superstition: Animals

Don't count your chickens before they hatch

Submitter comment:

From Friends

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James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): assume ; assumption ; Chickens ; Eggs ; Hatch

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

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V400] crossed out. Replaced with current classfication.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): assume ; assumption ; Chicken ; Choices ; Egg ; Hatch

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

The sleeping fox catches no poultry.

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James Callow comment:

Original Bn [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

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Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; ATTENTION ; Aware ; Chicken ; Fox ; Hunt ; LAZY ; METAPHOR ; Poultry ; SLEEP

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chicken ; Eggs ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.

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Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chicken ; Egg ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Bad deeds, like chickens come home to roost.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bad ; Chicken ; Deed ; Home ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Roost ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Submitter comment:

From - Uncertain

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chickens ; Egg ; Eggs ; GREED ; Greedy ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

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

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chicken ; Count ; Gamble ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V400] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chickens ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chicken ; Egg ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

Submitter comment:

From my mother.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chickens ; Expectation ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Never count your chickens before they're hatched.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chickens ; Eggs ; Expectation ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

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

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Anticipate ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Bet ; Chicken ; Egg ; Gamble ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE ; Wager

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

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James Callow comment:

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

Keyword(s): Anticipate ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chicken ; Egg ; Expectation ; Gamble ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Submitter comment:

Learned in Detroit, from reading something.

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [C880.200] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chicken ; Egg ; Gamble ; Hatch ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

Submitter comment:

My mother would always tell me this whenever I would plan on something before it happened.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Chickens ; Eggs ; Gamble ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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