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SPANISH PROVERB

NOTHING DRIES SO FAST AS A TEAR

Submitter comment: SHE LEARNED IT FROM HER SPANISH TEACHER, DR. ESPINOSA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; CAMPUS

James Callow Keyword(s): CONSOLATION ; SORROW

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 03-31-1967

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

NOTHING DRIES SOONER THAN A TEAR

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CONSOLATION ; SORROW

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 07-17-1964

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MY BONNY

MY BONNY LIES OVER THE OCEAN
MY BONNY LIES OVER THE SEA
MY BONNY LIES OVER THE OCEAN
PLEASE BRING BACK MY BONNY TO ME
BRING BACK, OH BRING BACK
OH BRING BACK MY BONNY TO ME TO ME
BRING BACK, OH BRING BACK
PLEASE BRING BACK MY BONNY TO ME.

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INFORMANT HAS KNOWN THIS ALL HER LIFE AND THINKS SHE PROBABLY LEARNED
IT AS A GIRL IN ENGLAND FROM HER FAMILY. SHE USED TO SING IT TO US
WHEN WE WERE KIDS.

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Informant is collector's mother.

Where learned: ENGLAND ; INFORMANT'S HOME

Keyword(s): SEPARATION ; SORROW

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

Date learned: 01-00-1964

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Proverb

MAY YOUR LUCK BE AS LONG AS A RABBIT'S EARS, SORROW AS SHORT AS HIS TAIL.

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Updated on 02-22-2011 by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Ear ; EARS ; LUCK ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Rabbit ; SORROW ; Tail ; VERSE

James Callow Keyword(s): WISH

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Prayer
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance
BELIEF -- Fate Destiny Luck Chance P880.3

Date learned: 06-09-1944

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