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PROVERBIAL COMPARISON

AS INDEPENDENT AS A HOG ON ICE.

Where learned: HIS HOME

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; CLIMATE ; DEFINITION

James Callow Keyword(s): IRONY?

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 10-22-1968

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PROVERB

THE CAULIFLOWER IS A CABBAGE WITH A COLLEGE EDUCATION.

Submitter comment: DOES NOT REMEMBER

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): DEFINITION ; PLANT

James Callow Keyword(s): IRONY?

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Plant food Vegetable
BELIEF -- Plant
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-29-1967

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UNTITLED

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN THE TALE IS THAT A LION ROARS WHEN
A GIRL WALKS BY THE LION STATUES GUARDING THE MUSEUM. THE GIRL
MUST BE A VIRGIN. THIS HASN'T HAPPENED YET, AND PROBABLY WILL
NOT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

James Callow Keyword(s): IRONY? ; PESSIMISM ; SEXISM

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Human Being
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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GOOD OLD U. OF DETROIT

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT, WHEN A VIRGIN GRADUATES, THE
TOWER CLOCK WILL STOP, AND REMAIN STOPPED FOREVER.

Where learned: AUSTRALIA ; TOORAK ; VICTORIA

James Callow Keyword(s): IRONY? ; PESSIMSIM ; SEXISM

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Human Being
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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