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Proverb

Beauty is only skin deep

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Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BEAUTY ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; SKIN ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Beauty is only skin deep.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BEAUTY ; Deep ; Depth ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; SKIN ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

You can't judge a book by its cover.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BOOK ; Cover ; Judge ; Judgment ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

All that glitters is not gold.

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Informant heard this in Norwalk, OH.

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Original BN [V800] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Glitter ; Gold ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VALUE ; VERSE ; Worth

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BEAUTY ; Ear ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; Pig ; PROVERB ; Purse ; Silk ; Sow ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Polish Proverb:

Nie Wszystko Ztoto-co Sie Swieci

"All is not gold that glitters."

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Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; ETHNIC ; Glitter ; Gold ; Maxim ; POLISH ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; Surface ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

All is not gold that glitters.

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From - Uncertain

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Glitter ; Gold ; Maxim ; Prose ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

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From - Uncertain

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BEAUTY ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Purse ; Silk ; Sow ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't make a silk purse from a sow's ear.

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I have heard this proverb from my mother and other people since childhood.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Purse ; Silk ; Sow ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't judge a book by its cover.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this in Norwalk, OH

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V880] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BOOK ; Cover ; Judge ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Still water runs deep.

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Informant heard this in Kinde, MI

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V800] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Deep ; Depth ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; Surface ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't judge a book by its cover.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; APPEARANCES ; BOOK ; Cover ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't judge a book by its cover.

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Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; APPEARANCE ; BOOK ; Cover ; Judge ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Still water runs deep.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Deep ; Depth ; Intelligence ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; Still ; Superficial ; VERSE ; WATER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Everything that glitters is not gold.

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced with current classiication.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Glitter ; Gold ; Judgment ; Maxim ; METAL ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Beauty is only skin deep.

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From - Uncertain

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replacedw ith current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BEAUTY ; Deep ; Depth ; Looks ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; SKIN ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Don't judge a book by its cover.

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From - Uncertain

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BOOK ; Cover ; Judge ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't judge a book by its cover.

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Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; BOOK ; Cover ; Judge ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

You can't tell a book by its cover.

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Informant heard this many times in the late 1950's from his uncle.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Judgment ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; Superficial ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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