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SLICK

AS SLICK AS GLASS.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; PRIMM SPRINGS

Keyword(s): SLIPPERY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

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FORMULA SPEECH: SLIP

IF YOUR SLIP IS SHOWING SOMEONE MIGHT SAY TO YOU:
"THERE'S SNOW ON THE MOUNTAIN."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SLIP

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-30-1971

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FORMULA SPEECH: SLIP

IF YOUR SLIP IS SHOWING, SOMEONE MIGHT SAY TO YOU:
" YOU NEED A LITTLE SUGAR ON YOUR HEM."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SLIP

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-30-1971

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FORMULA SPEECH: SLIP

IF YOUR SLIP IS SHOWING SOMEONE MIGHT SAY TO YOU:
"IT'S SATURDAY ON SUNDAY."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SLIP

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-30-1971

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FORMULA SPEECH: SLIP

IF YOUR SLIP IS SHOWING SOMEONE MIGHT SAY TO YOU:
"IT'S SATURDAY ON SUNDAY."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SLIP

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 10-30-1971

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Proverb

There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cup ; Lip ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; SLIP ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

There's many a slip between the cup and the lip.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cup ; DRINKING ; Lip ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; SLIP ; TRUTH ; VERSE

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

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Proverb

There's many a slip 'twixt the cup and the lip.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cup ; DRINKING ; Lip ; Maxim ; Mouth ; PROVERB ; SLIP ; TRUTH ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Many a slip, twixt the cup and the lip.

Submitter comment:

This proverb means that anything can happen from the time you start something until you finish it.

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Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Cup ; DRINKING ; Lip ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; RHYME ; SLIP ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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IT'S SNOWING DOWN SOUTH IF YOUR SLIP IS SHOWING.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): EUPHEMISM ; Garment ; Modesty ; SLIP ; SNOW ; South

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Vocabulary

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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BLEEDING HEART

IF YOU TAKE APART A BLEEDING HEART BLOSSOM IN FULL BLOOM
YOU WILL GET 2 RABBITS, 2 SLIPPERS, 2 EARRINGS, AND A BOTTLE.

Submitter comment:

PARTS OF THE FLOWER RESEMBLE THESE THINGS
SAYS COLLECTOR

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Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): Botany ; Bottle ; Earring ; FLOWER ; Items ; Lore ; Rabbit ; Represent ; Slipper ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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COURTSHIP BELIEF

IF YOUR SLIP IS HANGING, IT MEANS YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A BOYFRIEND.

Submitter comment:

INFORMANT DIDN'T REMEMBER SOURCE.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Boyfriend ; COURTSHIP ; Fashion ; Female ; Girl ; Mate ; SIGN ; Single ; SLIP ; SYMBOL ; Woman

Subject headings: Custom
BELIEF -- Marriage Dating Courtship

Date learned: 06-29-1964

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