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IF YOUR NOSE ITCHES, YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE A FIGHT.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT HEARD THIS FROM HIS MOTHER, ELIZABETH ZDROJESKI WHEN
HE WAS GROWING UP. ELIZABETH HEARD IT FROM HER MOTHER, MRS. RICE,
AROUND 1910.

Where learned: NEW JERSEY ; JERSEY CITY

Keyword(s): HUMANS SENSUAL EXPERIENCES SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Dreams P841.72
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: CA00001968 ; 00-00-1910

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NOT GIVEN

SCHOOL OF HARD KNOCKS.

Where learned: NASHVILLE ; TENNESSEE, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): EXPERIENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

A BURNT CHILD DREADS FIRE.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): EXPERIENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-18-1972

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Proverb

Live and Learn

Submitter comment:

Proverbial Apothegm;

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; EXPERIENCE ; Learn ; Live ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Expression

"Wet behind the ears" means inexperienced

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): EARS ; EUPHEMISM ; Expression ; Inexperienced ; Language ; Newcomer ; Rookie ; Saying ; Wet

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary of Special Group

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