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PUDDING PROOF

THE PROOF IS IN THE PUDDING.

Submitter comment: HEARD THIS UTTERED BY BEA SHELLY, MY LANDLADY,
ON NUMEROUS OCCASIONS

Data entry tech comment: BEA OBVIOUSLY HAS A FRAGMENTED MIND. (INSTRUCTORS COMMENT)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): FUNCTION ; THE PROOF OF THE PUDDING IS IN THE EATING.

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Proverb

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.

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Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Consume ; COOK ; COOKING ; Eat ; EATING ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; Proof ; PROVERB ; Pudding ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Riddle

Flour of England, Fruit of Spain-
Met together in a shower of rain.
Put in a bag and tied round with a string-
If you'll tell me this riddle
I'll give you a ring.

Answer: Plum Pudding

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Entry by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; Normandy

Keyword(s): England ; Language ; Plum Pudding ; RHYME ; RIDDLE ; Spain

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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FAMILY CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

EVERY CHRISTMAS WE HAVE PLUM PUDDING.

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Where learned: HARPER WOODS ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; PLUM ; Pudding ; tradition

Subject headings: 122 Christmas

Date learned: NOT RECORDED

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CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

PEOPLE MAKE SPECIAL CAKES AND PLUM PUDDINGS IN MALTA AT CHRISTMAS
TIME. THEY GIVE THESE AWAY AS GIFTS SINCE THEIR CHRISTMAS IS NOT AS
COMMERCIAL AS IN THE U.S.A.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; GIFTS ; Malta ; Pudding ; tradition

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Pastry
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 21 solstice to March 20 Gifts, gift giving at Christmas

Date learned: 03-08-1970

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