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SIGNATURE

YOURS TILL SMITH BROTHERS SHAVE.

Submitter comment: SMITH BROTHERS COUGH DROPS PICTURED TWO BEARDED MEN ON THE BOX.

James Callow comment: BEARDS WERE NOT IN FASHION AT THE TIME.

James Callow Keyword(s): BEARD ; COUGH DROP ADVERTISING

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

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Proverb

Little pitchers have big ears.

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

The words (Not Pictures) is written under the submission, along with [sic]. On the back of the card, Callow has written: Type as is. A good illustration of narration in folklore.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Keyword(s): CHILD ; CHILDREN ; CONVERSATION ; Eavesdrop ; Listen ; METAPHOR ; Overhear ; Speak ; TABU

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Retort

You look like you have to study to qualify as a dropout.

Submitter comment:

From his brother, Joe.

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Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): COMEBACK ; Dropout ; Graduate ; INSULT ; RETORT ; SARCASM ; SCHOOL ; Study ; Wisecrack

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Retort

You're so skinny, you can dodge raindrops.

Submitter comment:

From his brother, Joe.

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): COMEBACK ; INSULT ; Raindrops ; RETORT ; SARCASM ; SIZE ; Skinny ; Wisecrack

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Taunt

Drop Dead!

Go play sea hunt in the toilet!

Submitter comment:

Can't remember.

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Motifs Added by TRD

James Callow comment:

T?

Keyword(s): Dead ; Drop ; Expression ; INSULT ; INSULT ; Play ; SEA ; TAUNT ; Term ; Toilet

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Proverb

Little pitchers have big ears.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

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

Already Under V200, Who Said? Said to children who hear things they shouldn't.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Big ; CHILDREN ; EARS ; Eavesdrop ; EUPHEMISM ; Little ; METAPHOR ; Overhear ; Pitchers ; SIMILE ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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IF YOU DROP THE DISHRAG, YOU CAN EXPECT COMPANY.

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Updated by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CORNERSVILLE

Keyword(s): Company ; Dishrag ; Drop ; OMEN ; SIGN

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 00001972-00001973 (ASSUMED)

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