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HE DOES NOT POSSESS WEALTH, IT POSSESSES HIM.

Where learned: NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): REPETITION OBSERVATION RICHES

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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CHANT

KENNEDY'S IN THE WHITE HOUSE EATING PORK AND BEANS.
NIXON'S IN THE BATHTUB SINKING SUBMARINES.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS A CHANT USED BY THE CHILDREN AT MY GRADE SCHOOL.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): PRESIDENTS JOHN F. KENNEDY AND RICHARD M. NIXON ; SATIRE

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

Date learned: 00-00-1959

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TO THE MANNER BORN

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): RICH AFFLUENT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 10-22-1968

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Toast

may your children have rich parents.

Submitter comment:

She heard this from a Polish disk jockey who was from Chicago.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHILDREN ; DRINKING ; ETHNIC ; fortune ; PARENTS ; POLISH ; Riches ; Social ; TOAST ; WEALTH

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Speech Speech
SPEECH -- Formula

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Proverb

A person who acquires riches easily was born with a silver spoon in his mouth.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [P880] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; TAYLOR

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; Rich ; Silver ; Spoiled ; Spoon ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

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TEA BELIEF

IF YOU PICK UP THE BUBBLES IN A CUP OF TEA BEFORE YOU
DRINK IT, YOU
WILL GET RICH.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; Beverage ; Bubbles ; Consume ; DRINK ; FOOD ; fortune ; Rich ; SUPERSTITION ; TEA

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Brew of leaf, bark, root
BELIEF -- Home
BELIEF -- Measure of time Eating For menu, see N222.
BELIEF -- Use of Object

Date learned: 01-30-1968

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