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RIDDLE

WHAT BOW CAN NEVER BE TIED?
A RAINBOW.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): RAINBOW

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 00001960S

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Belief: Weather

Rainbow in the morning, Sailors take warning;

Rainbow at night, Sailor's delight;

Rainbow at noon, Rain very soon.

Submitter comment:

This is an old rhyme, but he didn't seem to really believe it.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Dup. of WPP

[C880. C860.870] written on back of card.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; YPSILANTI

Keyword(s): COLOR ; NATURE ; Nautical ; Ocean ; PREDICTING WEATHER ; PREDICTION ; Rain ; RAINBOW ; Sailor ; Sky ; WARNING ; WEATHER

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

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Belief: Weather

Rainbow - Sailor:

Rainbow at night, sailor's delight. Rainbow in the morning, sailor take warning.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Dup. of WPP

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): COLOR ; NATURE ; Nautical ; Ocean ; Predicting ; PREDICTING WEATHER ; RAINBOW ; RHYME ; Sailor ; Sky ; WARNING ; WEATHER

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

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Belief: Weather

Omen:

Rainbow at night sailor's delight

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [C860] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications

Dup. of WPP

Keyword(s): COLOR ; NATURE ; Nautical ; Ocean ; Predicting ; PREDICTING WEATHER ; RAINBOW ; RHYME ; Sailor ; Sky ; WARNING ; WEATHER

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

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Belief: Weather

Omen:

Rainbow in morning, sailors take warning.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P870] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications

Dup. of WPP

Keyword(s): COLOR ; NATURE ; Nautical ; Ocean ; Predicting ; PREDICTING WEATHER ; RAINBOW ; RHYME ; Sailor ; Sky ; WARNING ; WEATHER

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

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Belief: Weather

Proverb:

Rainbows at night sailors delight; rainbows in the morning sailors take warning.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Dup. of WPP

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): COLOR ; NATURE ; Nautical ; Ocean ; PREDICTING WEATHER ; PREDICTION ; RAINBOW ; RHYME ; Sailor ; Sky ; WARNING ; WEATHER

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

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Belief: Weather

Rainbow:

Rainbow at night, sailor's delight: rainbow in the morning, sailors take warning.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V800] crossed out. Replaced with C880.800

Dup. of WPP

Keyword(s): NATURE ; PREDICTION ; Rain ; RAINBOW ; RHYME ; Sky ; TIME ; WEATHER

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

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Proverb

At the end of every rainbow there is a pot of gold.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Gold ; Maxim ; Pot ; PROVERB ; RAINBOW ; TREASURE ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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