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PROVERB

DON'T SPIT IN THE WATER FOR YOU'LL PROBABLY HAVE TO DRINK IT.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; HUMILITY?

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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PROVERBIAL PHRASE

HE THAT BLAMES HIMSELF PRAISES HIMSELF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FALSE HUMILITY ?

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-02-1968

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COMMON DENONINATOR

NO MATTER HOW HIGH AND GREAT THE THRONE
WHAT SITS ON THE SEAT IS THE SAME AS YOUR OWN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): EUPHEMISM FOR BUTTOCKS ; HUMILITY ; OBSERVATION ; RHYME:AA

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

Date learned: 11-14-1968

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PROVERB

PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; DORM ; PEABODY COLLEGE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): HUMILITY INTEGRITY AUTHENTICITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 06-16-1970

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Proverb

To Eat Humble Pie:

To eat humble pie means to occupy an inferior position

Submitter comment:

Proverbial Phrase

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Concede ; FOOD ; Humble ; HUMILITY ; Inferior ; METAPHOR ; Pie

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

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