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THE LAIRD OF LENOX

A VERY THIN MAN WITH WHITE, SIGHTLESS EYES, RED SKINNED,
AND DRESSED IN STUART-TARTAN, EKED OUT A LIVING BY
BLOWING ON A BIG TIN WHISTLE. NOBODY EVER KNEW THE
TUNES THAT THE "LAIRD" PLAYED, BUT ALWAYS BEFORE
BEGINNING HIS RECITAL, HE WOULD REMARK: "WHO GAVE
ME THIS LONESOME WHISTLE?" "AH, I MIND NOO! THE
LAIRD OF LENNOX."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): MUSICIAN, FLUTE BLIND MAN STUART: ALTERNATE SPELLING: STEWART

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Human Being

Date learned: 01-28-1971

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the broth

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Keyword(s): Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; FOOD ; METAPHOR ; Stew

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the broth

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Keyword(s): Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; Spoil ; Stew

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the broth

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Keyword(s): Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; FOOD ; Spoil ; Stew

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Too many cooks spoil the stew (or broth)

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Learned from her mother

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Where learned: INDIANA ; South Bend

Keyword(s): Broth ; Chef ; Cooks ; Spoil ; Stew

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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EATING CUSTOM

ALWAYS HAVE OYSTER STEW ON CHRISTMAS EVE.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; holiday ; Oyster ; Stew ; tradition

Subject headings: 122 Christmas

Date learned: 09-24-1969

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CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

IT IS TRADITIONAL IN MIKE'S FAMILY TO HAVE POTATO CAKES AND
OYSTER STEW ON CHRISTMAS EVE. THIS TRADITION HAS COME DOWN FROM
HIS FATHER'S MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; FOOD ; holiday ; Oyster ; POTATO ; Stew ; tradition

Subject headings: 122 Christmas

Date learned: 10-28-1968

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IRISH CHRISTMAS CUSTOM

ON CHRISTMAS EVE IT IS AN IRISH CUSTOM TO EAT OYSTER STEW AN (ON)
POTATO CAKES AS A SPECIAL TREAT.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cake ; CHRISTMAS ; CUSTOM ; ETHNIC ; FOOD ; Irish ; Oyster ; POTATO ; Stew ; tradition

Subject headings: 122 Christmas

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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ON CHRISTMAS EVE A GERMAN CUSTOM IS TO EAT WINE SOUP WITH
PUMPERNICKEL IN IT.

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

Keyword(s): CUSTOM ; ETHNIC ; FOOD ; GERMAN ; Pumpernickel ; Soup ; Stew ; tradition ; Wine

Subject headings: 122 Christmas

Date learned: 03-04-1971

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