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ROUND OF APPLAUSE

SOMEONE IN THE GROUP YELLS OUT, "A ROUND OF APPLAUSE" AND THE PEOPLE
DO THIS BY CLAPPING THEIR HANDS WHILE MOVING THEIR ARMS IN A BIG
CIRCLE.

Submitter comment: I WATCHED THIS CHEER BEING DONE AT A CAMPFIRE. AFTER A SONG WAS SUNG,
EVERYONE WOULD DO A CHEER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; GATLINBURG

James Callow Keyword(s): HUMOR ; METAPHOR INTERPRETED LITERALLY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Athletic sport and exercise Gymnastics
SPEECH -- Formula
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 08-00-1974

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A BIG HAND

SOMEONE IN THE GROUP YELLS OUT, "A BIG HAND" AND
EVERYONE HOLDS UP AN OUTSTRETCHED HAND.

Submitter comment: I WATCHED THIS CHEER BEING DONE AT A CAMPFIRE. AFTER A SONG WAS SUNG,
EVERYONE WOULD DO A CHEER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; GATLINBURG

James Callow Keyword(s): HUMOR ; METAPHOR INTERPRETED LITERALLY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
SPEECH -- Gesture

Date learned: 08-00-1974

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POLISH JOKE

Historical record from James Callow Folklore Archive.

WHY DID THE POLACK CUT HIS TOILET SEAT IN HALF?
BECAUSE HIS WIFE TOLD HIM HIS HALF ASS RELATIVES WERE COMING
TO VISIT!

James Callow Keyword(s): METAPHOR TAKEN LITERALLY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

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TODAY

DON'T WORRY ABOUT A BAD DAY. (TRANSLATION)
EN FEBRERO, UNI DIA MALO Y OTRO BUENO. (SPANISH)

Submitter comment: LEARNED THROUGH THE STUDY OF SPANISH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): LIIERALLY: IN FEBRUARY ONN DAY BAD, ANOTHER GOOD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 10-05-1967

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LUCK

A DONKEY DOESN'T DIE EVERY DAY. (TRANSLATION
NO TODOS LOS DIOS SE MUERE UN BURRO. (SPANISH)

Submitter comment: A MEXICAN SAYING. INFORMANT QUOTED THIS TO ME WHEN SHE WAS KIDDED
ABOUT BEING PRAISED BY THE BOSS AT WORK FOR DOING SOMETHING
ESPECIALLY WELL. IT MEANS SOMETHDING LIKE: IT WAS JUST A GOOD

Where learned: MEXICAN

Keyword(s): ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): LITERALLY: NOT EVERY DAY A DONKEY DIES

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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War Cries

Geronimo! & Bombs Away!

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Bomb ; Historical References ; Holler ; Narrative ; Rally Cry ; Saying ; WAR ; War Cry

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- War cries

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MY NAME IS JESUS

MY NAME IS JESUS, THE SON OF GOD;
WELL, HELLO, HELLO, HELLO,
I'VE COME TO SAVE AND HEAL YOUR BED,
WELL, HELLO, HELLO, HELLO,
ROCK 'EM, SOCK 'EM, JESUS KNOCK 'EM,
GO GOD, GO

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; PARTY ; SAILING CLUB

Keyword(s): JESUS ; MUSIC ; PARODY ; Rally ; RELIGION ; SONG ; SPORTS ; Tune ; VERSE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Good humor Jest

Date learned: 10-23-1971

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