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A BOTTLE OF INK

INK, /INK, A BOTTLE OF INK
THE CORK FELL OUT
AND YOU STINK.

Submitter comment: REPLY GIVEN BY A CHILD TO A PERSON HE IS ANGRY WITH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): RETORT INSULT BODY ODOR

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

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Ethnic Joke: Polish

WHAT DO YOU CALL FOUR-HUNDRED POLISH PARACHUTISTS? AIR-POLLUTION.

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Where learned: BOSTON ; Massachusetts

James Callow Keyword(s): SMELL BODY ODOR

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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JINGLE BELL SONG

JINGLE BELLS SANTA SMELLS
RUDOLF RAN AWAY
OLD ST. NICK HURRY QUICK
AND GET SOME BAN TODAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BAN, A DEODORANT FOR BODY ODOR

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- FI22

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FOLK CURE

TO BRING SOMEONE OUT OF A FAINT, BURN A FEATHER.

Submitter comment: FROM HER MOTHER, MRS. METZEN, OF ENGLISH DESCENT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): ACRID ODORS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Method of Curing

Date learned: 00001964 SUMMER

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POLISH JOKE

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLACK WHO HAD B.O. ONLY ON ONE SIDE?
HE DIDN'T KNOW WHERE TO BUY ANY LEFT GUARD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLUSION TO DEODERANT "RIGHT GUARD" ; B.O.: SLANG FOR OFFENSIVE BODY ODOR ; LEFT GUARD: AN ANTIPERSPIRANT FOR BODY ODOR

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 02-00-1980

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THREATENING METAPHOR

I'LL GET ON YOU LIKE STINK OFF A SKUNK.

Where learned: TELEVISION SERIES ; GUNSMOKE

Keyword(s): THREAT

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL ODOR

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

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VINEGAR CATCHES NO FLIES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD INSECTS ODOR

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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FOLK DEODORANT

USE BAKING SODA AS A DEODORANT FOR UNDERARMS
AND FEET. USE BAKING SODA ON VOMIT TO ELIMINATE THE
UNPLEASANT ODOR.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): Baking Soda ; Deodorant ; Domesticity ; Household ; HYGIENE ; Odor ; REMEDY ; Smell ; Tip ; TRICK ; Vomit

James Callow Keyword(s): SODIUM BICARBONATE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Home

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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