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LONGEVITY

ROCKERFELLER WENT TO A NATUREOPIDIST TO FIND OUT HOW TO LIVE LONGER -
TOLD HIM TO DRINK "MOTHER'S MILK". SO HE WENT TO ALL THE HOSPITALS
AND PAID $10.00 A QUART.

Where learned: DETROIT ; LAMAR BARBER COLLEGE ; WOODWARD AVE

Keyword(s): ROCKEFELLER

Subject headings: Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Secular hero
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

Date learned: 03-16-1965

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CINDERELLA

CINDERELLA, DRESSED IN YELLA',
WENT UPSTAIRS AND KISSED HER FELLA'.

Submitter comment: NOT A JUMP ROPE RHYME

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COLOR OF CLOTHES ; FELLOW YELLOW ; RHYME: AA

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

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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I LOOK LIKE "THE WRECK OF THE HESPERS."

Submitter comment: MY MOTHER USES THIS PHRASE TO DESCRIBE HERSELF OR ANY OTHER WOMAN
WHO IS REALLY A MESS, OFTEN, SHE SAYS THIS ON SATURDAY MORNINGS
BEFORE GETTING HER HAIR DONE.

Data entry tech comment: SPELLING ERROR*** HESPERUS***

Where learned: NOT RECORDED ; SAID AT MY HOME

Keyword(s): APPEARANCE

James Callow Keyword(s): LONGFELLOW

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 03-31-1971

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LET US BE UP AND DOING WITH A HEART FOR ANYTHING,
STILL ACHIEVING, STILL PURSUING, LEARN TO LABOR
AND TO WAIT.

Submitter comment: THIS WOMAN'S MOTHER SAID THIS EVERY MORNING WHEN SHE
WOKE HER CHILDREN UP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): LONGFELLOW?

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Custom

Pounding a preacher is a Methodist custom of welcoming a new preacher by having a fellowship supper and at the end surprising him with the homemade gifts each person has brought.

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Keyword(s): Covered ; CUSTOM ; Dish ; Fellowship ; FOOD ; Gathering ; GIFTS ; Homemade ; Potluck ; Pounding ; Preacher ; RITUAL ; Supper ; SURPRISE ; tradition

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Church

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Custom

Fellowship Supper is a custom that Methodists have of a covered dish supper.

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Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Community ; Covered ; CUSTOM ; Dish ; Fellowship ; FOOD ; Gathering ; Methodist ; Potluck ; RELIGION ; RITUAL ; Supper

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Church

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Poem

Feeling that the Indians had been seriously mistreated Longfellow wrote in 1854, that he had found a plan for a poem on the American Indians that was fitting to their beautiful traditions. The poem did not totally portray the indians totally accurately.

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Motifs Added By TRD

Where learned: New York Folklore Quarterly ; The Making of Hiawatha

Keyword(s): AMERICAN INDIAN ; INDIAN ; Language ; LONGFELLOW ; poem ; Traditions

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Legend

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Taunt

Poet;

When somebody says something that rhymes, you say to them:

"You're a poet and don't know it, but your feet show it, because they are Longfellows."

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [C730.329] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): LONGFELLOW ; POET ; RETORT ; RHYME ; SLANG ; TAUNT

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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ONE OF RESPONDENT'S NEIGHBORS YELLED AT HER LITTLE
BOY WHILE SHE WAS PREGNANT. THE BOY FELL AND BROKE
HIS RIGHT FOOT AND LEG. WHEN THE BABY CAME, IT HAD
A TWISTED RIGHT FOOT AND LEG.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated on 09-01-11

Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Broken ; Fell ; Foot ; leg ; OMEN ; PREGNANCY ; Twisted

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Body part Senses
BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness

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