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SPEECH

1-4-3 IS A SHORTENED EXPRESSION FOR SAYING OR WRITING I LOVE YOU.
IT IS DERIVED FROM THE NUMBER OF LETTERS IN EACH WORD. I-1 LOVE-4
YOU-3. IT IS OFTEN USED ON BACKS OF ENVELOPES.

Where learned: BUFFALO ; NEW YORK

James Callow Keyword(s): SYMBOL CODE

Subject headings: SPEECH -- To Be Seen

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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IF YOU WERE GETTING HUNT AND SOMETHING WENT WRONG WHILE THE
ROPE WAS AROUND YOUR NECK AND YOU DIDN'T GET HUNG, THEY
WOULDN'T TRY IT AGAIN, BECAUSE YOU WOULD DIE A 1000 TIMES
WHILE THE ROPE WAS AROUND YOUR NECK.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CLASS ASSIGNMENT ; PEABODY COLLEGE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): CAPITAL PUNISHMENT PENAL CODE PRISON CRIMINAL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

Date learned: 03-07-1969

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Mnemonic Device

A mnemonic device for remembering the resistor color code:

Bad Boys Rape Our Young Girls But Violet Goes Willingly.

B.lack = 0

B.rown = 1

R.ed = 2

O.range = 3

Y.ellow = 4

G.reen = 5

B.lue = 6

V.iolet = 7

G.rey = 8

W.hite = 9

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs and BN added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN has been whited out.

Submission card located in pile marked To Be Classified

Where learned: Lorain Products Corporation

Keyword(s): EDUCATION ADVICE ; MNEMONIC ; Mnemonic Device ; Rape ; Resistor Codes

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- MNEM
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Speech - Professional Group:

At St. Thimas Hospital - the operator will page a Mr. Salamander to come to a certain ward if there's a fire in that ward - so as not to alarm patients and visitors.

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Entered by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Code ; FIRE ; FIRE ; HOSPITAL ; Page ; Salamander

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Trade & commerce

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