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PROVERB

EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY; EVERY CAT HAS HIS NIGHT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

James Callow Keyword(s): PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-23-1972

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PROVERB

YOUR FRIEND LOOKS AT YOUR FACE.
YOUR ENEMY LOOKS AT YOUR FEET.

Submitter comment: (HE IS YOUR ENEMY BECAUSE HE IS LOOKING AT THE DIRTIEST PART
OF YOUR LIFE.)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ALLEN PARK

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ALLITERATION PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 09-00-1972

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SONG

TAKE ME BACK TO TEXAS,
I'M TOO YOUNG TO MARRY.
WHITE MAN MAKE GET TO TAKE THE MONEY,
NEGRO MAKE THE COTTIN.
TAKE ME BACK TO TEXAS,
I'M TOO YOUNG TO MARRY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ENVELOPE PARALLELISM ; NEGRO WANTS TO RETURN SOUTH?

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

Date learned: 10-00-1974

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS ROUND ON THE END AND HIGH IN THE MIDDLE?
A: C-H-I-C

Data entry tech comment: ANOTHER EXAMPLE IS IN THE 5 X 8 CARD FILES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

Keyword(s): LITERAL ; PARTICULAR AREAS (A) ; STATES OF BEING (Q)

James Callow Keyword(s): ENVELOPE PARALLELISM ; OHIO

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: THEY'RE BOTH STANDING ON THE ROAD, BUT NEITHER ONE CAN SEE THE
OTHER.
A: EYES.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; PARTICULAR AREAS (Q) ; PARTS OF THE ; PERSONS (Q)

James Callow Keyword(s): PARALLELISM? ; POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

ABSENCE SHARPENS LOVE, PRESENCE STRENGTHENS IT.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL

Keyword(s): VARIANT

James Callow Keyword(s): BALANCE ; OBSERVATION ; PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-15-1965

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PROVERB

ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER DOLLAR

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ECONOMICS

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; ELLIPSIS ; PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM

ASK NOT WHAT YOUR COUNTRY CAN DO FOR YOU; ASK WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR
YOUR COUNTRY.

Submitter comment: HEARD IT FROM JOHN F. KENNEDY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHIASMUS

James Callow Keyword(s): PARALLELISM ; PATRIOTISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

BEAUTY IS AS BEAUTY DOES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COMPARISON ; PARALLELISM ; REPETITION

James Callow Keyword(s): ATTITUDE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 08-09-1964

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

COMMON SENSE WITHOUT HIGHER EDUCATION IS BETTER THAN HIGHER
EDUCATION WITHOUT COMMON SENSE.

Submitter comment: TOLD VIA LETTER TO ME

Where learned: UNKNOWN

Keyword(s): CHIASMUS

James Callow Keyword(s): INTELLIGENCE? ; PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 02-19-1972

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PROVERB

DEATHS COME IN THREES; DEPARTURES FROM THE JESUIT ORDER COME IN
THREES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): NUMBERS ; PARALLELISM

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

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PROVERB

HE IEMAU BUCAKO, DO BNAGEW SUZEKO.

Submitter comment: DON'T FLY HIGH, BECAUSE YOU'LL FALL LOW. (TRANSLATION)
REFERS MOSTLY TO
BRAGGING. INFORMANT RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM VARIOUS RELATIVES IN
UKRAINE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-14-1967

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PROVERBIAL VERSE

DO NOTHING, KNOW NOTHING
NIENTE SE TA,
NIENTE SE SA.

Data entry tech comment: ITALIAN PROVERB

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; MILFORD

James Callow Keyword(s): ELLIPSIS ; PARALLELISM

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

Date learned: 09-22-1968

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ANGER

Historical record from James Callow Folklore Archive.

BETTER TO BE PISSED OFF THAN BE PISSED ON.

Submitter comment:

TOLD TO INFORMANT BY JOHN JOGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SCATALOGICAL

James Callow Keyword(s): ANGER AND MISTREATMENT ; CONTRAST ; PARALLELISM ; URINE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

CHILDREN AND FOOLS TELL THE TRUTH.

Submitter comment: (LEARNED FROM HER MOTHER.)

Where learned: INDIANA ; Hudson Lake

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; PARALLELISM

James Callow Keyword(s): INHIBITIONS ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 12-02-1967

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CARD BELIEF

CUT THIN AND WIN. CUT DEEP AND WEEP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

James Callow Keyword(s): CARD-PLAYING ; ELLIPSIS ; RHYME PARALLELISM

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance
SPEECH -- Game Pastime Sport S555.500
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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GOLF

NEVER UP, NEVER IN.

Submitter comment:

MEANING IF THE BALL NEVER LEAVES THE GROUND, IT WILL

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; JACKSON

James Callow Keyword(s): ELLIPSIS PARALLELISM

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Entertainment Diversion
SPEECH -- Game Pastime Sport S555.500
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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PROVERB

ECONOMICAL IN THE INEXPENSIVE, AND EXTRAVEGANT IN THE EXPENSIVE.

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL GREEK TEXT CAN BE SEEN ON 5X8 CARD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; ELLIPSIS ; EXTRAVAGANCE ; PARALLELISM

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; TRANSLATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

TO ERR IS HUMAN, TO FORGIVE DIVINE.

Submitter comment: HEARD IT FROM HIS MOM.

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; CHARITY ; PARALLELISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 10-12-1967

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A WORTHWHILE THOUGHT

EVER READY, EVER PRESENT,
NEVER READY, NEVER PLEASANT.

Submitter comment: A FAVORITE SAYING OF MRS. HYATT'S FATHER THAT SHE REMEMBERS FROM
HER CHILDHOOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; INITIAL ITERATION ; PARALLELISM ; RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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