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AUTOGRAPH ITEM

READ SEE HOW HOPE YOU

UP WILL MUCH I LIKE

AND YOU I AND

DOWN AND LIKE YOU ME)

Submitter comment: THIS ITEM WAS WRITTEN IN THE AUTOGRAPH BOOK OF
COLETTE BY A SCHOOLMATE.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; RHYME ABCB ; TYPOGRAPHICAL VERSE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Reading or writing backwards, upside down

Date learned: 10-08-1967

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AUTOGRAPH

WHEN YOU GET MARRIED AND MOVE DOWN SOUTH
REMEMBER ME AND MY BIG MOUTH.

Where learned: LOCATION NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): COUPLET ; FRIENDSHIP ; MARRAIGE ; RHYME AA ; SURPRISE ENDING

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

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR

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AUTOGRAPH

ROSES ARE RED
VIOLETS ARE BLUE
ORCHIDS ARE $6.50
WILL DANDELIONS DO?

Data entry tech comment: QUESTION MARK ADDED BY KEYPUNCHER

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; HUMOR ; NONSENSE ; PARODY ; SURPRISE ENDING

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 00-00-1963

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

WHEN TWILIGHT DRAWS THE CURTAIN
AND PINS IT WITH A STAR
REMEMBER I WILL THINK OF YOU
NO MATTER WHERE YOU ARE.
1939 BIRCH TREE, MO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; LOVE ; RHYME ABCB

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

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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AUTOGRAPH VERSE

ALWAYS THE SAME AS B/4
1939 BIRCH TREE, MO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): DIGITAL VERSE ; FRIENDSHIP ; PAST ; REMEMBERANCE ; TYPOGRAPHICAL VERSE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing

Date learned: 03-01-1972

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YOURS TILL NELL BLOWS HER NOSE ON YOUR HOSE.
YOURS TILL TO-MORROW.
YOURS TILL COWS MILK.
YOURS TILL AUSTRIA GETS HUNGARY AND FRIES TURKEY IN GREECE.
BUTTER IS FAT
AND SO IS CHEESE.
HOW ABOUT A HUG OR A SQUEEZE?
SPAGHETTI IS STRONGER,
SALAMI IS LONGER,
NOW'S THE TIME TO FALL IN LOVE.

Where learned: PENNSYLVANIA ; GLENSHAW

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP

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

Date learned: 00001929-1933

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YOURS TILL NIAGARA FALLS.

Submitter comment: THIS SIGNATURE WAS USED BY SUE MC ANINCH TO THE
VERSE IN KATHY'S AUTOGRAPH BOOK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; LOCATION ; PUN

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

Date learned: 11-06-1971

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YOURS 'TIL THE OCEAN RUNS DRY.
YOURS TIL THE KITCHEN SINKS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; PUN

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

Date learned: 04-18-1971

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SEVERED FRIENDSHIP

IF YOU HAND A PERSON A PAIR OF SCISSORS WITHOUT FIRST
LAYING THEM DOWN, THE SCISSORS WILL SPLIT THE RELATIONSHIP
BETWEEN YOU AND THE OTHER PERSON.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT HAS MANY FRIENDS WHO FIRMLY BELIEVE THAT
THIS IS TRUE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP

Subject headings: Observation
BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 06-29-1964

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CUSTOM

SATAN AND HIS FOLLOWERS CELEBRATE FOUR SABBATHS IN THE FOUR
DIFFERENT SECTIONS OR COVENS OF THE WORLD AROUND THE SAME TIME
THE CATHOLIC CHURCH CELEBRATES ITS SEASONAL CHANGES. HE ALSO
HAS ONE BIG CEREMONY CALLED THE BLOODY SABBATH.
ON THIS DAY ALL FOUR COVENS GET TOGETHER FOR A GOOD TIME OF
SACRIFICE (A YOUNG PERSON'S WARM BLOOD) AND PUNISHMENT FOR
ALL WHO HAVE BEEN DISOBEDIENT TO SATAN AND THE INSTALLMENT OF
NEW WITCHES.

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Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GRAND RAPIDS

Keyword(s): Coven ; DEVIL ; DEVIL WORSHIP ; holiday ; PUNISHMENT ; Sabbath ; Sacrifice ; SATAN ; WITCHES

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Fixed DateFor specific dates, use the following system:
BELIEF -- Witch Shaman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: IF APRIL SHOWERS BRING MAY FLOWERS, WHAT DO MAY FLOWERS BRING?
A: PILGRIMS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): LITERAL ; NATURAL PHENONMENA (Q) ; PERSONS (A)

James Callow Keyword(s): MAYFLOWER, THE SHIP ; MONTHS

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

A DOG IS A MAN'S BEST FRIEND.

Submitter comment: FROM UNCERTAIN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1964

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HOW TO KEEP A FRIENDSHIP

IF TWO PEOPLE ARE WALKING DOWN A STREET AND THEY COME UPON
ANY KIND OF OBSTRUCTION, IF ONE WALKS ON ONE SIDE OF THE POLE
AND THE OTHER ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE, THE FRIENDSHIP WILL BREAK
APART.

Submitter comment:

BOB TOLD ME THIS WALKING BACK FROM CLASS, AND I WALKED ON THE
OTHE R SIDE OF THE POLE FROM HIM.

Data entry tech comment:

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BEHAVIOR ; BELIEF ; FRIENDSHIP ; Relationship ; Sever ; SUPERSTITION

James Callow Keyword(s): DIRECTION ; HOMEOPATHIC ; POSITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

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NEVER GIVE OR ACCEPT ANYTHING SHARP OR POINTED TO A FRIEND
BECAUSE IT WILL SEVER THE RELATIONS WITH THAT PERSON.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS

James Callow Keyword(s): FRIENDSHIP ; HOMEOPATHIC

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 10-25-1969

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CUSTOM

WHENEVER SOMEONE GIVES A SHARP OBJECT AS A GIFT IN HER FAMILY,
THE PERSON WHO RECEIVES THE SHARP OBJECT AS A GIFT GIVES THE GIVER
A PENNY TO SYMBOLIZE THAT THEIR FRIENDSHIP WILL NOT BREAK UP AS A
RESULT OF THE GIFT. THE SUPERSTITION, THAT GIVING A SHARP OBJECT
AS A GIFT WILL RESULT IN THE LOSS OF FRIENDSHIP, IS COUNTERACTED
BY THE PENNY.

Where learned: TOLD AT INFORMANTS HOME ; SAINT CLAIR

Keyword(s): GIFT FRIENDSHIP PENNY

Subject headings: Favorites
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 02-27-1971

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BELIEF

IF YOU GIVE SOMEBODY A PIN (A PIECE OF JEWELRY) FOR A GIFT, ALSO
GIVE A PENNY OR YOU'LL BREAK UP THE FRIENDSHIP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Sterling Heights

Keyword(s): GIFT PENNY FRIENDSHIP

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 02-07-1972

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WHEN YOU GIVE A PERSON A KNIFE AS A GIFT, YOU MUST GIVE SOME MONEY
WITH IT OR THE KNIFE WILL CUT YOUR FRIENDSHIP WITH THAT PERSON.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE PARK

Keyword(s): GIFT FRIENDSHIP

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank

Date learned: 11-16-1971

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CUSTOM

ON THE LAKES, CAPTAINS OF THEIR SHIPS SALUTE EACH OTHER WITH TWO
LONG BLASTS AND ONE SHORT ONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GRAND MARAIS

Keyword(s): SALUTE SHIPS

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Work Commerce Business
SPEECH -- To Be Heard

Date learned: NOT INCLUDED

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MARKET DAY IN KERRY

AT THE MARKET IN KERRY, WHEN TWO FARMERS EXCHANGE BUSINESS
THEY BARGAIN A LOT. THE FARMER WHO IS BUYING THE CATTLE TENDS
TO FIND ALL KINDS OF FAULTS WITH THE CATTLE. THE GAME IS TO FIND
WEAKNESSES IN THE OTHER MAN'S CRAFT IN RAISING CATTLE.
THE MORE "BITING" THE FARMER IS THE BETTER CATTLE_MAN HE IS.
WHEN ALL THE INSULTS ARE OVER AND THE OWNER OF THE CATTLE KNOWS
THAT "HIS MAN" IS INTERESTED,
HE GETS REALLY TOUGH AS REGARDS PRICES.
HE NEVER LOOKS AT THE BUYER IN THE FACE, BUT AWAY FROM HIM AND
SOME OTHER INTERESTING THINGS THAT HE IMAGINES HE SEES.
THE LESS HE LOOKS AT THE BUYER, THE MORE ANXIOUS HE IS TO SELL, AND
THE BUYER KNOWS THIS. BARGAINING CAN GO ON FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS.
WHEN THE DEAL IS CLOSED AND THE MONEY IS PAID, THE SELLER ALWAYS
GIVES BACK A LITTLE PER CENT OF THE PRICE FOR GOOD LUCK AND
FRIENDSHIP. THEN BOTH MEN GO INTO A PUB FOR A COUPLE OF DRINKS AND
A MAN_TO_MAN CHAT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GOOD LUCK, FRIENDSHIP BUSINESS ; IRELAND

Subject headings: Favorites
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Work Commerce Business

Date learned: 11-00-1970

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JOKE

WHY WAS COLUMBUS NOTED FOR ECONOMY?
HE TRAVELED 30,000 MILES TO THE GALLON.

Submitter comment: FROM SCHOOL

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GALLEON SHIP ; HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 04-15-1967

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