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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM

AMONG THE BLIND, THE ONE-EYED MAN IS KING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): EYESIGHT ; OBSERVATION ; RELATIVITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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A PREGNANT WOMAN'S FREQUENT READING DURING PREGNANCY WILL
WEAKEN HER BABY'S EYESIGHT.

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Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BABY ; BELIEF ; EYESIGHT ; PREGNANCY ; READING

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

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PIERCING THE EARS OF THE NEWBORN WITH NEEDLES INSURES
GOOD EYESIGHT.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; EARS ; EYESIGHT ; Newborn ; Piercing

James Callow Keyword(s): HIDDEN CONNECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness
BELIEF -- Use of Object Domestic object, wax, needle, dishware

Date learned: 10-13-1973

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