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Proverb

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this in Detroit, MI

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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.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Appreciation ; COMEBACK ; Generous ; GIFT ; Grateful ; Greedy ; HORSE ; Mouth ; PROVERB ; RETORT ; SARCASM ; TEETH ; Wisecrack

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Lepszy wrobel w garsci, niz go tab na dachu.

Better to have a sparrow in the hand than a pigeon on the roof.

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Where learned: HOME ;

James Callow Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BIRD ; ETHNIC ; Grateful ; Hand ; Maxim ; Pigeon ; POLISH ; PROVERB ; Roof ; Sparrow ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Beggars can't be choosers.

Submitter comment:

Heard it at home.

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

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Beg ; Beggar ; Choose ; Chooser ; Grateful ; Maxim ; Picky ; PROVERB ; Spoiled ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Beggars can't be choosy.

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From - Uncertain

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Beg ; Beggar ; CHARITY ; Choose ; Grateful ; Humble ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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