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WHEN I DIE BURY ME DEEP
PUT A KEG OF BEER ON MY HEAD AND FOOT
PUT A BOTTLE OF WHISKEY ON MY BREAST
AND TELL THEM ALL A SOAK'S AT REST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): SOAK=DRUNK

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

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THE ROYAL OAK KIMBALL HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TEAM
PLAYS JACKS BEFORE EVERY DEBATE TOURNAMENT TO
INSURE GOOD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THEY WERE SEARCHING FRANTICALLY FOR THE JACKS THEY
HAD LOST WHEN I FOUND OUT ABOUT THE PRACTICE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ANN ARBOR

James Callow Keyword(s): ROYAL OAK, MICHIGAN

Subject headings: 881 Games / Pastimes / Sports

Date learned: 03-00-1968

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FORECASTING WINTER

ACCORDING TO INFORMANT, IF ACORN TREES PRODUCE AN ABUNDANCE OF ACORNS
ONE CAN EXPECT A LONG HARD WINTER

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PORT HURON

James Callow Keyword(s): OAK TREES PLANT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Sign or prediction through Plants

Date learned: 10-30-1972

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PROVERB

LITTLE STROKES FELL GREAT OAKS.

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; RENO HALL

Keyword(s): Chop ; Cut ; Oak ; PATIENCE ; PERSEVERANCE ; Tree

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-21-1968

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Proverb

Little strokes fell great oaks.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Chop ; Cut ; Oak ; PATIENCE ; PERSEVERANCE ; Tree

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

From small acorns spring great oaks.

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Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Acorn ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; Oak ; Offspring ; PROVERB ; Seed ; Tree ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Large oaks from little acorns grow.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this from his grandmother

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Acorn ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; INFLUENCE ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; Oak ; PROVERB ; Tree ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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