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PROVERB IN VERSE

CHEW, CHEW, CHEW YOUR FOOD
GENTLY THROUGH THE MEAL,
THE MORE YOU CHEW,
THE LESS YOU EAT,
THE BETTER YOU WILL FEEL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; CHARLOTTE

Keyword(s): FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; DIET ; PARODY ON ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IF IT TOUCHES YOUR LIPS, IT GOES ON YOUR HIPS.

Submitter comment: THIS MEANS IF YOU EAT SOMETHING "FATTENING," YOU'LL GAIN
WEIGHT IN YOUR HIP AREA.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): DIET ; METONYMY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
BELIEF -- Body part Senses
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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When eating your favorite dessert loaded with calories,
remember, a minute on the lip is worth tons on the hip.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): Weight Diet Dieting

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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FOOD VERSE

A MOMENT ON THE LIPS,
FOREVER ON THE HIPS.

Submitter comment: HEARD IN OHIO DURING THE 1950'S

Where learned: OHIO ; Sylvania

James Callow Keyword(s): DIETING ; OVERWEIGHT ; WEIGHT-CONSCIOUSNESS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00001950S

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LEANNESS: CURE FOR OBESITY:
OBESITY IS CAUSED GENERALLY BY LACK OF POWER IN THE
DIGESTIVE ORGANS TO DIGEST AND ASSIMILATE THE FAT
PRODUCING ELEMENTS OF FOOD. FIRST, RESTORE DIGESTION,
TAKE PLENTY OF SLEEP, DRINK ALL THE WATER THE STOMACH
WILL BEAR IN THE MORNING ON RISING, TAKE MODERATE
EXERCISE IN THE OPEN AIR, EAT OATMEAL, CRACKED WHEAT,
GRAHAM MUSH, BAKEAD SWEET APPLES, ROASTED AND BROILED
BEEF, CULTIVATE JOLLY PEOPLE AND BATHE DAILY.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Apples ; Beef ; Company ; DIET ; EXERCISE ; FOOD ; Grain ; Jolly ; Lean ; Leanness ; Obesity ; OVERWEIGHT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 07-09-1973

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DIET

FIVE POUNDS CAN BE LOST IN THREE DAYS BY EATING HARD
BOILED EGGS AND DRINKING WATER.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT FOUND THIS ABSURD.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LINCOLN PARK

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; DIET ; HEALTH ; WEIGHT ; Weightloss

James Callow Keyword(s): DISBELIEF

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
Food Drink -- Food
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 10-11-1971

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FISH IS BRAIN FOOD, THE MORE YOU EAT, THE MORE INTELLIGENT YOU WILL
BE.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; DIET ; FISH ; HEALTH ; Nutrition ; Smart

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Fish

Date learned: CA00001915

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OUTSIDER'S LAMENT

I FELT LIKE A PORK CHOP AT A JEWISH PICNIC~

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Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): Anecdote ; DIET ; Exclusion ; FOOD ; Jest ; Jewish ; Left-out ; METAPHOR ; Pork ; RELIGION ; SIMILE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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KIND OF FOOD AND ITS PREPARATION: MEAT

ONE OF THE UNIVERSAL IMAGES OF THE NEGRO, IN PRISON
AND OUT, WAS THAT HE COULDN'T DO WITHOUT PORK. IT
MADE ME FEEL GOOD TO SEE THAT MY NOT EATING IT HAD
ESPECIALLY STARTLED THE WHITE CONVICTS.

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Where learned: PAGE 156 ; AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X ; GROVE PRESS INC

Keyword(s): Black ; DIET ; NEGRO ; Pork ; PRISON ; Stereotype

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Meat Bred animal

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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