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SUPERSTITION

CURIOSITY KILLED THE CAT; SATISFACTION BROUGHT IT BACK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; OBSERVATION ; SLANT RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-22-1968

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LYRIC

"TODAY'S THE DAY WE GIVE BABIES AWAY
WITH EVERY POUND OF TEA.
IF YOU KNOW ANY LADIES,
WHO WANT ANY BABIES,
JUST SEND THEM AROUND TO ME".

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PONTIAC

James Callow Keyword(s): FEMININE RHYME (SLANT) ; SLANT RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Birth
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Children
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Work Commerce Business

Date learned: 00-00-1975

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AUTOGRAPH

MAY NOT OUR FRIENDSHIP
BE LIKE THE ROSE TO WITHER,
BUT LIKE THE EVERGREEN
MAY IT LAST FOREVER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP. ; RHYME: ABCB

James Callow Keyword(s): FEMININE RHYME ; SLANT RHYME ; WISH

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

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WHISTLING GIRLS AND CROWING HENS
ALWAYS COME TO SOME BAD END.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): FUNCTION ; SLANT RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse in Other Group of Folklore C800.300

Date learned: 09-30-1971

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UGLY IN THE CRADLE, PRETTY AT THE TABLE.

Submitter comment: THIS SAYING PROBABLY IS A NOTE OF OPTIMISM WHEN A BABY IS TRULY UGLY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; ELLIPSIS ; SLANT RHYME

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1980 ; 00-00-1950

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WHEN YOU ARE OLD AT 68
DON'T LEAVE YOUR ONLY PLAYMATE.

Submitter comment: FROM JUDY OSGOOD IN MY AUTOGRAPH BOOK.

Data entry tech comment: THE TITLE "FLY LEAF VERSE" WAS WRITTEN, BUT CROSSED OUT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): ADVICE ; RHYMING COUPLET

James Callow Keyword(s): SLANT RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Humorous allusion to love

Date learned: 00-00-1950

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GRACE BEFORE EATING A MEAL

GOD IS GREAT,
GOD IS GOOD.
LET US THANK HIM
FOR THIS FOOD.

Submitter comment: OUR FAMILY ALWAYS SAID THIS GRACE BEFORE MEALS. I DON'T
THINK WE USED ANY OTHERS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

James Callow Keyword(s): INITIAL ITERATION ; SLANT RHYME: GOOD, FOOD

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Measure of time Eating For menu, see N222.
BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 00001960S

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

WHEN YOU ARE MARRIED AND EATING HAM,
THINK OF ME AND MY OLD MAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): INSTRUCTIONS ; RHYME: AA ; SLANG: OLD MAN FOR ; SLANT RHYME

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

Date learned: 00-00-1933

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

HAPPY HAVE WE MET
HAPPY HAVE WE BEEN,
HAPPY MAY WE PART,
AND HAPPY MAY WE MEET AGAIN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): INITIAL ITERATION ; MEDIAL ITERATION ; RHYME: ABCB ; SLANT RHYME

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

Date learned: 00-00-1933

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

MY INK IS PALE,
MY PEN IS POOR,
WHEN I COME TO WRITE,
I THINK OF YOU MORE AND MORE.

Where learned: KANSAS ; HUDSON

James Callow Keyword(s): RHYME: ABCB ; SLANT RHYME

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

Date learned: 00-00-1933

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