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IF A PREGNANT WOMAN EATS TOO MANY STRAWBERRIES, THE CHILD
WILL HAVE A STRAWBERRY (BIRTH)MARK.

Submitter comment: LEARNED AT HOME

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): GLUTTONY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Body part Senses Specific distinguishing characteristic Dimple, wart, mole, scar, freckle, birthmark, strawberry mark, bruise, spot (on any part of body)
BELIEF -- Means of Causing or Avoiding Illness
BELIEF -- Use of Object Food

Date learned: 02-14-1967

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PROVERB

GREY EYED GREEDY GUT GOING AROUND AND EATS THE WORLD UP.

Submitter comment: TAUNT SAID TO CHILDREN WHO ATE TOO MUCH TOO FAST.

Data entry tech comment: COLLECTOR'S SPELLING OF "TAUNT."

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): GLUTTONY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-00-1972

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I WAS ASKED WHY I ENJOY EATING SO MUCH. MY REPLY WAS AND STILL
IS THIS: SOME PEOPLE EAT TO LIVE, I LIVE TO EAT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD GLUTTONY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1966

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification

The words Have and Eat are both circled with the word [REVERSE??] pointing to them.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Cake ; Eat ; GLUTTONY ; Own ; PARADOX ; POSSESSION ; Spoiled

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Waste not Want not

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [v600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Consumption ; GLUTTONY ; Spoiled ; Thankful ; Want ; Waste

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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GERMAN PROVERB

SAUERKRAUT AND PORK MAKE AN OLD LADY FAT.

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): FOOD ; GLUTTONY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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