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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
DON AMECHE
DON AMECHE WHO?
I'LL BE DON AMECHE ( DOWN TO MEET YA ) IN THE CAB HONEY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): MOVIE PERSONALITY ; SONG TITLE: DARKTOWN STRUTTERS BALL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 12-01-1967

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Proverb

It is always darkest before the dawn.

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James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

The number 63 is written on the bottom left of the card.

Keyword(s): CONSOLATION ; Dark ; Darkest ; Dawn ; Hope

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

It is always darkest before dawn.

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

small grammatical corrections.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UTICA

Keyword(s): Dark ; Dawn ; Hope ; LIGHT ; METAPHOR ; NATURE ; Sky

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

It's always darkest before the dawn.

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Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Dark ; Darkest ; Dawn ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Custom; Agriculture

Plant cucumbers by the dark of the moon. If you plant them by the light of the moon, they will just make vines.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; Crop ; Cucumber ; Dark ; FARMING ; LIGHT ; Lore ; MOON ; PLANT ; VEGETABLE ; Vine

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Working

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Custom; Agriculture

Plant potatoes in February in the dark of the moon.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; CUSTOM ; Dark ; FARMING ; HARVEST ; MOON ; PLANT ; Potatoes

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time F574.82.640

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Custom; Agriculture

Plant beans when the sign is in the arms and the moon is dark.

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE ;

Keyword(s): AGRICULTURE ; Arms ; Astrological ; ASTRONOMY ; Beans ; Dark ; FARMING ; MOON ; PLANT ; PLANTING ; SIGN ; Sky

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Working

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YOUNG NEGRO CHILDREN WERE ONCE TAUGHT NOT TO DRINK COFFEE
BECAUSE IT WILL MAKE THEM DARK.

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Where learned: ALABAMA, ASSUMED ; MONTGOMERY

Keyword(s): CHILDREN ; Coffee ; Coffee ; COLOR ; Dark ; Pigmentation ; SKIN ; SUPERSTITION ; WARNING

James Callow Keyword(s): COLOR OF SKIN COMPLEXION

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Non-alcoholic fruit beverage Coffee
BELIEF -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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