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GRAFFITI

FLUSH TWICE, IT'S A LONG WAY TO THE MESS HALL.

Where learned: CANADA ; ONTARIO ; DORM ; UNIVERSITY OF WINDSOR ; WINDSOR

James Callow Keyword(s): SATIRE OF QUALITY OF FOOD IN THE INSTITUTION

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Art Craft Architecture Art, Craft, Architecture

Date learned: 09-24-1972

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

NOT ALL IS GOLD THAT GLITTERS LIKE GOLD

Submitter comment: ITEM IS TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

James Callow Keyword(s): HIPOCRISY ; ILLUSION ; QUALITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

NOT EVERYTHING IS GOLDEN BECAUSE IT SHINES. THIS REFERS
TO THE IDEA THAT EXTERNAL BEAUTY AND QUALITY ARE DISTINCT

Submitter comment: INFORMANT RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM RELATIVE IN UKRAINE

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD CONTAINS UKRAINIAN TEXT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ILLUSION ; OBSERVATION ; QUALITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-14-1967

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A POLISH PROVERB

NOT EVERYTHING IS GOLD THAT SHINES

Submitter comment: MY GRANDMOTHER KNOWS THIS PROVERB FROM USE IN POLAND

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD CONTAINS POLISH TEXT

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): ILLUSION ; OBSERVATION ; QUALITY ; TRANSLATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-28-1967

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

NOT EVERYTHING THAT SPARKLES IS GOLD BECAUSE THE SUN COMING
THROUGH A HOLE SPARKLES BUT IS NOT GOLD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

James Callow Keyword(s): ILLUSION ; OBSERVATION ; QUALITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 03-02-1971

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NOT TOO EXCITING

NOTHING TO WRITE HOME ABOUT

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD STATES THAT INFORMATION WAS RECEIVED BY PHONE

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): DISAPPOINTMENT ; QUALITY ; UNIMPRESSIVE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 11-02-1969

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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM

ONE ENLISTED MAN WORTH TEN PRESSED
THIS IS AN OLD PROVERB AMONG MILITARY MEN.
THAT DRAFTED MEN ARE WORTH ONLY ONE ENLISTED MAN AS SOLDIERS

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): NUMBERS

James Callow Keyword(s): MILITARY ; QUALITY

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
686 First / Once / One / Newness
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM

THE ONLY DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEN AND BOYS IS THE PRICE OF THEIR TOYS

Submitter comment: THIS WAS TOLD TO INFORMANT IN 1969 BY A MARRIED MAN
ABOUT 21 YEARS OF AGE. THE MAN SAW IT AS A TRUE PROVERB.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): INTERNAL RHYME ; OBSERVATION ; QUALITY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Maturity
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: 03-10-1970

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Proverb

What's good for the Goose is good for the Gander.

Submitter comment:

This originated from mother of informant

The name Mrs. Lucy Perry is crossed out from the top right hand corner of the submission card

Data entry tech comment:

 

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200, C880.200] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): BIRDS ; Equality ; Fair Play ; FOWL ; Gander ; Goose ; METAPHOR

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

A daughter is a daughter for the rest of your life, but a son is only a son until he gets a wife.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; DAUGHTER ; Inequality ; Maxim ; Parent ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; Son ; VERSE ; Wife

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

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IT IS A COMMON BELIEF AMONG GRAVEDIGGERS (OR WAS) THAT
A DEAD MAN'S "REST" WILL BE DETERMINED BY THE QUALITY OF
THE EARTH IN WHICH HE IS BURIED--THAT IF IT IS SOFT AND
CLAYLIKE, HE WILL NOT BE DISTURBED, BUT IF IT IS HARD
AND STONY, HIS GHOST WILL BE RESTLESS.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): AFTERLIFE ; BELIEF ; Clay ; GHOST ; GHOSTS ; Grave ; Gravedigger ; Haunt ; Peace ; QUALITY ; Rock ; Soil

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Mineral
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial

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