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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

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Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification

The words Have and Eat are both circled with the word [REVERSE??] pointing to them.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Keyword(s): Cake ; Eat ; GLUTTONY ; Own ; PARADOX ; POSSESSION ; Spoiled

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't have your cake and eat it too.

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Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

The word [Reverse??] is written across the top of the entry.

Keyword(s): Cake ; Consume ; Eat ; Eat ; have ; Own ; PARADOX ; POSSESSION ; Spoiled

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Waste not Want not

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Original BN [v600] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Consumption ; GLUTTONY ; Spoiled ; Thankful ; Want ; Waste

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

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

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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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Proverb

Beggars can't be choosers.

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Heard it at home.

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Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Beg ; Beggar ; Choose ; Chooser ; Grateful ; Maxim ; Picky ; PROVERB ; Spoiled ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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