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ITALIAN WOMEN

WHAT DO THEY CALL A BATHTUB FULL OF ITALIAN WOMEN?
THE BAY OF PIGS.

Submitter comment: THE BAY OF PIGS HAS SIGNIFICANCE IN THIS JOKE, BECAUSE
THERE IS ACTUALLY A PLACE HAVING THAT NAME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ATTEMPT TO OVERTHROW CUBA'S CASTRO. ; CUBA ; KENNEDY'S PRESIDENCY, ALLUDING TO FAILURE OF ; POLITICAL REFERENCE TO INCIDENT DURING JOHN F.

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote
ITAL

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ANECDOTE

PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES SHOULD DRESS IN THE
BASEMENT.

Submitter comment: TOM LEARNED IT FROM ONE OF HIS BOYFRIENDS.

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

James Callow Keyword(s): PEOPLE........SHOULDN'T THROW STONES.

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 10-16-1967

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ANECDOTE

PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN GLASS HOUSES SHOULDN'T WATCH
T.V. IN THEIR UNDERWEAR.

Submitter comment: SHE HEARD IT SOMEWHERE AND GAVE IT TO ME AS A VARIANT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT ; STUDENT UNION

James Callow Keyword(s): PEOPLE......SHOULDN'T THROW STONES.

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 10-16-1967

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UKRAINIAN NEW YEAR'S GREETING

AT MIDNIGHT, IT IS CUSTOMARY TO TAKE A SMALL BELL AND A
HANDFUL OF WHEAT AND TO KNOCK ON THE DOOR OF THE HEAD OF
THE HOUSEHOLD. WHEN HE OPENS HIS DOOR, THE MEMBERS OF HIS
HOUSEHOLD TOSS WHEAT ON THEIR MASTER AND WISH HIM A HAPPY
NEW YEAR. THEY WISH FOR HIM MANY BLESSINGS, PLENTY OF
FOOD, AND GOOD LUCK. THE WHEAT IS SYMBOLIC OF FRUITFULNESS.
A SPECIAL NEW YEAR'S SONG IS SUNG IN WHICH GOD'S BLESSINGS
ARE INVOKED FOR THE NEW YEAR. THE HEAD OF THE HOUSE THANKS
THEM AND IN TURN WISHES THEM A HAPPY NEW YEAR. THEN THEY
HAVE A JOYOUS CELEBRATION.

Where learned: CANADA ; ONTARIO ; ANCASTER

Keyword(s): FOOD ; SPRINKLING ; THROWING

Subject headings: Favorites
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- December 31 New Year's Eve
BELIEF -- Prayer

Date learned: 00001960S

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Proverb

People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

Submitter comment:

From - Uncertain

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; GROSSE POINTE

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; GLASS ; House ; HYPOCRISY ; Hypocrite ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; STONE ; STONES ; Throw ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Address?

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; GLASS ; Home ; House ; HYPOCRISY ; Hypocrite ; Judge ; Judgment ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; STONE ; Throw ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V700] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; GLASS ; House ; HYPOCRISY ; Judgment ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; STONES ; Throw ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; GLASS ; House ; Hypocrite ; Judge ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; STONE ; Throw ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

Those who live in glass houses should not throw stones.

Submitter comment:

Informant heard this from his grandmother.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

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

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; GLASS ; House ; HYPOCRISY ; Judge ; Judgment ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; STONES ; Throw ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Proverb

People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Keyword(s): Aphorism ; Apothegm ; GLASS ; House ; Hypocrite ; Judgment ; Maxim ; PROVERB ; STONE ; Throw ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Entertainment: Game

Anti-Over Game:

Take as mall tennis type ball and throw it over the house. The person throwing hte ball calls "anti.' If the ball goes over the roof, the receiver calls "over." Keep repeating.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; COOKEVILLE

Keyword(s): Anti ; Ball ; CATCH ; Entertainment ; GAME ; House ; Over ; Pastime ; Rook ; Throw

Subject headings: ART CRAFT ARCHITECTURE -- Structure for dance, game, pastime, sport, drama, etc.

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Taunt

I'll throw you in the butter!

Submitter comment:

From his father

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

?

Where learned: McDonald

Keyword(s): Butter ; Saying ; TAUNT ; THREAT ; Throw

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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