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JOKE

Historical record from James Callow Folklore Archive.

QUESTION: WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN SWALLOWED BY AN ELEPHANT?
ANSWER: YOU RUN AROUND TIL YOU GET POOPED OUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROSEVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): SCATOLOGICAL BOWEL MOVEMENT

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-30-1972

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Proverb

Irish Proverb:

A rolling Stone Gathers No Moss

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; GRAND RAPIDS

Keyword(s): Moss ; Movement ; Rolling ; Stagnant ; Stagnation ; STALE ; STONE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; Moss ; Movement ; PROVERB ; Rolling ; Sedentary ; Stagnant ; STONE ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A rolling stone gathers no moss.

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Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; Moss ; Movement ; PROVERB ; Roll ; Sedentary ; Stagnant ; STONE ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Entertainment: Game

Traditional Game - Simon Says

Instructions are given for players to perform specific body motions. Players are only to obey if instruction is preceded by the words "Simon Says."

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): BODY ; Entertainment ; GAME ; Motion ; Movement ; Obey ; Pastime ; Rules ; Simon Says

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Athletic sport and exercise Gymnastics

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IF THE BABY BEFORE BIRTH IS ACTIVE, IT WILL BE A BOY;
IF INACTIVE, A GIRL.

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Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Boy ; gender ; Girl ; Movement ; PREDICTION ; PREGNANCY

James Callow Keyword(s): SEX DETERMINATION

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Birth

Date learned: 09-13-1973

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BELIEF

A CHILD MUST NEVER PASS BEHIND HIS UNCLE
OTHERWISE THE UNCLE WILL SUFFER FROM CHRONIC DIZZINESS.

Submitter comment:

THE SUPERSTITION IS PROPER TO THE BATOORO TRIBE OF ABOUT 100,000
PEOPLE OF UGANDA.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Bataroo ; BEHAVIOR ; BELIEF ; CHILD ; Dizziness ; Dizzy ; Movement ; SUPERSTITION ; Uganda ; Uncle

James Callow Keyword(s): DIRECTION ; POSITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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