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PROVERBIAL PHRASE

NOT YET DRY BEHIND THE EARS

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): IMMATURITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 10-23-1968

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Custom/Belief

Irregular Festival:

It is a custom in my family to have a big family gathering, celebration, reunion, and party whenever someone in the fammily has made the Sacrament of Confirmation or 1st Communion. The recipient recieves gifts and/or money from every other member of the fmaily. It roughlyparallels the Bar Matzvah of the Jewish Religion.

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Where learned: NEW YORK ; Myself ; LeRoy

Keyword(s): Celebration ; CUSTOM ; Maturity ; PARTY ; RELIGION ; RELIGIOUS ; Rite-of-Passage

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Maturity

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Toast

Although another year has passed, we will act no older than the last.

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Small grammar correction written on submission.

Where learned: BUFFALO ; NEW YORK

Keyword(s): AGE ; Maturity ; Social: Drinking ; TOAST

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech
SPEECH -- Formula

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