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Proverb

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

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Proverbial Phrase

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Located in pile marked  Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Keyword(s): COLOR ; Compare ; ENVY ; Fence ; Grass ; Green

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

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

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; COLOR ; Covet ; ENVY ; Fence ; Grass ; Green ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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POLISH BELIEF

GDY CHTLOP TRAWE KOSI, LADA BABA DESZCZ UPROSI.

WHEN A MAN CUTS HIS GRASS, THE WOMAN BEGS FOR RAIN.

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Possible cross reference for spelling: Dybza, Helen

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Where learned: RESIDENCE

Keyword(s): Grass ; HUSBAND ; Lawn ; POLISH ; PROVERB ; Rain ; RHYME ; Saying ; Wife

Subject headings: Custom
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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MOON TIME

IF A PLANK IS LAID ON THE GRASS DURING A CERTAIN TIME OF THE
MOON THE GRASS UNDERNEATH THE PLANK WILL DIE IN TWO
WEEKS TIME. IF A PLANK IS LAID ON A DIFFERENT TIME OF THE
MOON THE GRASS BENEATH THE PLANK WILL STILL BE GREEN AFTER TWO WEEKS
TIME.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Mount Clemens

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Grass ; MOON ; Plank ; WOOD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Work Commerce Business

Date learned: 11-08-1968

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