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PROVERB

THE BUSINESS WHICH DOES NOT ADVERTISE IS PAYING FOR THE SPACE USED
BY ITS COMPETITOR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): ECONOMICS

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; PRACTICALITY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Number Emptiness, nothingness, zero
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE BOUGHT WITH PAIN TEACHES.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): ECONOMICS

James Callow Keyword(s): RATIONALIZATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 03-18-1968

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PROVERB

PENNY WISE, DOLLAR FOOLISH.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS PICKED UP IN A CONVERSATION ABOUT THE
SPENDING IRREGULARITIES OF A GROUP OF STUDENTS IN AN APARTMENT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ECONOMICS ; ELLIPSIS

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; ECONOMY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 09-00-1967

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PINT

A PINT IS A POUND THE WORLD AROUND.

Where learned: HOME ; DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): COSMOS ; ECONOMICS

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; QUANTITY

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Proverb

Caveat Emptor - Let the buyer beware.

Submitter comment:

...From HIgh School Economics and Latin class.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in a pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

KW:FFN

Keyword(s): Beware ; Buyer ; ECONOMICS ; Language ; LATIN ; PRUDENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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