The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
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BABIES BORN WITH OPEN HANDS WILL GROW UP TO BE FRANK AND
GENEROUS AND THOSE BORN WITH HANDS TIGHTLY CLOSED WOULD BE
STINGY AND CLOSE MOUTHED.
Keyword(s): TIGHT PINCH-PENNY UNGENEROUS MISERLY
|Subject headings:||BELIEF -- Body part Senses Hands, palms, fingernails|
BELIEF -- Birth
Date learned: 07-00-1968
Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
Informant heard this in Detroit, MI
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs added by TRD
James Callow comment:
The question [Proves what?] is written next to the collector comment.
Original BN [S570] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.
|Subject headings:||SPEECH -- Formula|
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor