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(BLANK) IS A FRIEND OF MINE.
HE RESEMBLES FRANKENSTEIN.
WHEN HE DOES THE IRISH JIG,
HE LOOKS JUST LIKE PORKY PIG.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): INSULT DANCING ; PORKY PIG=WALT DISNEY CHARACTER IN MOVIES ; QUATRAIN RHYME: AABB

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IF YOU'RE GONNA RIDE HIGH ON THE HOG, YOU BETTER TAKE SOME SPARE RIB
ON THE WAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANATOMY ANIMALS PORK

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; LIVING LAVISHLY, EXTRAVAGANTLY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1969

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WHAT'S A JEWISH DILEMMA? FREE HAM!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

James Callow Keyword(s): BARGAIN ; CHEAP ; EATING TABU: PORK

Subject headings: JEWI

Date learned: 10-00-1983

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Remedy

When stepping on a nail or any metal object, tape any of the
following to the foot: a penny, a slice of potato, or a piece of
salt poor, to draw out any infection that may set up in the
foot.

Where learned: DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): Salt pork

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal
BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- Mineral

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JEWISH BELIEF

JEWS CANNOT EAT PORK BECAUSE THEY BELEIVE IT IS UNCLEAN.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ANN ARBOR

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Consumption ; Culture ; FOOD ; Pork ; RELIGION ; Semitic

Subject headings: Custom
BELIEF -- Mammal

Date learned: 02-28-1971

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Don't eat "chittlings" (chitterlings) in the summer. This
would give you an upset stomach because too much pork in the
summer was not good for your health. "Chittlings are the
intestines of hogs.

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For eating pork only during months with an "R" in them, see
Puckett, Ohio, no. 6680.

Where learned: GEORGIA

Keyword(s): Chitlings ; FOOD ; Pork ; REGIONAL ; Seasonal ; Summer

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Meat Bred animal

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OUTSIDER'S LAMENT

I FELT LIKE A PORK CHOP AT A JEWISH PICNIC~

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Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): Anecdote ; DIET ; Exclusion ; FOOD ; Jest ; Jewish ; Left-out ; METAPHOR ; Pork ; RELIGION ; SIMILE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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KIND OF FOOD AND ITS PREPARATION: MEAT

ONE OF THE UNIVERSAL IMAGES OF THE NEGRO, IN PRISON
AND OUT, WAS THAT HE COULDN'T DO WITHOUT PORK. IT
MADE ME FEEL GOOD TO SEE THAT MY NOT EATING IT HAD
ESPECIALLY STARTLED THE WHITE CONVICTS.

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Where learned: PAGE 156 ; AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X ; GROVE PRESS INC

Keyword(s): Black ; DIET ; NEGRO ; Pork ; PRISON ; Stereotype

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Meat Bred animal

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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