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TAUNT

NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL GOOD MEN
TO COME TO THE AID OF THEIR PLANET.

Submitter comment: THE TIME IS NOW FOR MEN TO WAKE UP AND REALIZE WHAT
HAS TO BE DONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

Keyword(s): ANAPESTS ; GOOD MEN TO COME TO THE AID OF THEIR COUNTRY. ; PARODY: ON TYPING EXERCISE: NOW IS THE TIME FOR ALL

Subject headings: 730 Lyrical Verse

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IF YOU WALK AN INFANT AROUND THE DINING ROOM ON SUNDAY
DURING THE HIGH MASS, THE CHILD WILL BE ABLE TO
WALK SOONER.

Submitter comment: LEARNED AT HOME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): EXERCISE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 03-25-1967

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IT'S A SHAME TO RUN, BUT AFTER YOU'VE RUN IT'S HEALTHY.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): EXERCISE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 09-23-1971

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Entertainment: Game

Jump Rope Song:

High, Low, Jolly Pepper / Splits, Kicks, Touch the ground.

High - Regular Turns

Low - must jump in squatting position

Jolly - Turn round and round

Peppers - turn rope very fast

Splits - Jump with legs apart

Kicks - Kick as you jump

Touch - Touch the ground with one hand

Ground - Touch the ground with both  hands

Whichever one you miss on, the next person must do it.

Submitter comment:

The informant learned it from the neighborhood kids.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [C570] crossed out. Replaced with Current Classification

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Entertainment ; EXERCISE ; GAMES ; Jump Rope ; Pastime ; RHYME ; SONG

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

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Entertainment: Game

Jump Rope Rhyme:

Fudge, Fudge, Call the Judge / Moms Gonna Have a Baby / Not a Boy, Not a Girl / Just a Plain Ole Baby.

Submitter comment:

The informant learned it from the neighborhood kids

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [C570] crossed out. Replaced with Current Classification

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Entertainment ; EXERCISE ; GAME ; Jump ; Jump Rope ; Pastime ; Play ; RHYME ; Rope ; SONG

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

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A LACK OF PRE-NATAL EXERCISE WILL MAKE THE BABY ONESIDED.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; EXERCISE ; Physical ; PREGNANCY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 08-18-1973

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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.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

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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BEFORE ENTERING THE WATER WHEN SWIMMING, YOU SHOULD
BLESS YOURSELF WITH A SIGN OF THE CROSS WITH THE
WATER, TO ENSURE A SAFE SWIM.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; SCRANTON

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Bless ; BLESSING ; Cross ; CUSTOM ; EXERCISE ; GAME ; LUCK ; SAFETY ; Sport ; SUPERSTITION ; Swim ; SWIMMING ; WATER

Subject headings: Favorites
BELIEF -- Water
BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure Cross and its various modifications
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.22

Date learned: 00001950S LATE

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