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PROVERB

DON'T SAVE YOUR WORK FOR TOMORROW, BUT YOUR BREAD.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANAIAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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TIME

DO NOT SQUANDER TIME, FOR THAT IS THE STUFF LIFE IS MADE OF.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; IDLENESS ; THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 02-01-1968

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PROVERBIAL APOTHEGM MAXIM

WER DEN PFENNIG NICHT EHRT, IST DER THALER NICHT WERT.
HE WHO HONORS NOT THE PENNY IS NOT WORTHY OF THE DOLLAR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; TROY

Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; METONYMY ; THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-13-1971

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WEAR OUT YOUR TOE, YOU SPEND AS YOU GO;
WEAR OUT YOUR HEEL, YOU SPEND A GOOD DEAL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK ; SAINT MARYS

James Callow Keyword(s): THRIFT

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

Date learned: 11-17-1968

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IF YOU LOOK AFTER THE PENNIES, THE DOLLARS
WILL LOOK AFTER THEMSELVES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): THRIFT

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Measure of quality Monetary systemMoneyWealth
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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PROVERB

A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY EARNED.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; OWENSBORO

Keyword(s): THRIFT FRUGALITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 03-00-1972

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PROVEB

A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY EARNED.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COLUMBIA

Keyword(s): THRIFT FRUGALITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 06-16-1970

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PENNIES-DOLLARS

SAVE YOUR PENNIES AND THE DOLLARS WILL
TAKE CARE OF THEMSELVES.

Submitter comment: SENT BY LETTER

Keyword(s): MONEY THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-06-1970

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Custom

Custom About Buying Beer:

In the olden days, when you had saloons, and you had draft beer, you would go to the saloon with a bucket to carry home the beer that you bought. One of the old tricks was to gease the inside of the bucket so that the beer wouldn't foam, and you'd get more beer that way.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [F500] crossed out. Replaced with F530.

Submission Card located in pile labeled F500's that can be filed.

Where learned: TOLD AT INFORMANTS HOME

Keyword(s): BAR ; BEER ; CUSTOM ; FRUGALITY ; THRIFT

Subject headings: CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Daily Life

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200, V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): COIN ; EARNED ; MISER ; MONEY ; Penny ; Save ; Scrimp ; THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Penny wise, pound foolish

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

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

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): COIN ; Dollar ; MONEY ; Penny ; Pound ; Save ; Scrimp ; Spend ; THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Watch your pennies, the dollars will take care of themselves.

Submitter comment:

I was having trouble making ends meet financially a few years ago, this advice helped a bit.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: BOSTON ; Massachusetts

Keyword(s): COINS ; Dollars ; Finances ; Frugal ; MONEY ; Pennies ; THRIFT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned

Submitter comment:

Used when Collector's ten cent allowance was spent.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; Wappingers Falls

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; COIN ; Earn ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; PROVERB ; Save ; Savings ; THRIFT ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Pennywise but pound foolish.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Finances ; Foolish ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; Pound ; PROVERB ; Thrifty ; VERSE ; Wise

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; COIN ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; PROVERB ; THRIFT ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Earn ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; PROVERB ; Save ; THRIFT ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: HOME ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; COIN ; Earn ; Finances ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; PROVERB ; Save ; THRIFT ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; COIN ; Earn ; Finances ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; PROVERB ; Save ; THRIFT ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200] crossed out. Replaced with current classifications.

Where learned: OHIO ; BATAVIA

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; COIN ; Earn ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; PROVERB ; Save ; THRIFT ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

A penny saved is a penny earned.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

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

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; COIN ; Earn ; Finance ; Finances ; Maxim ; MONEY ; Penny ; PROVERB ; Save ; THRIFT ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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