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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM

NOTHING BUT MONEY IS SWEETER THAN HONEY

James Callow Keyword(s): ECONOMY ; FOOD ; VALUE

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

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

AN OLD CHINESE PROVERB STATES:
A DOLLAR EARNED, 99 CENTS SPENT EQUALS HAPPINESS
A DOLLAR EARNED, $1.01 SPENT EQUALS UNHAPPINESS

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ECONOMY ; TERMINAL ITERATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-13-1969

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

A PENNY EARNED IS A PENNY SAVED

Submitter comment: THIS IS THE WAY SHE SAID IT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

James Callow Keyword(s): ECONOMY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 01-19-1971

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PENNY SAVED

A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY EARNED

Submitter comment: HEARD THIS WHEN I WAS IN GRADE SCHOOL

Where learned: OHIO ; CANTON

James Callow Keyword(s): ECONOMY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-04-1967

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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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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM

PENNY - WISE, POUND - FOOLISH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; THREE RIVERS

Keyword(s): CONTRAST

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; ECONOMY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1935

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PROVERB

POOR AS A CHURCH MOUSE.

Submitter comment: FROM UNCERTAIN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; ECONOMY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 00001964 (SUMMER)

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

A PROMISE IS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY.

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

Keyword(s): METONYMY

James Callow Keyword(s): ECONOMY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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