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ONE WHITE FOOT, BUY IT.
TWO WHITE FEET, TRY IT.
THREE WHITE FEET, SEE HOW IT GOES,
FOUR WHITE FEET, AND WHITE NOSE,
CUT OFF ITS FEET AND THROW IT TO THE CROWS.

Submitter comment: THIS APPLIES TO BUYING A HORSE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BLOOMFIELD HILLS

Keyword(s): ADVICE ; ANIMAL NUMBERS ; HUMOR EUPHEMISM SYMBOL OVERSTATEMENT ; INCREMENTAL REPETITION, SURPRISE ENDING CONTRAST QUINTET ; INTERACTION INITIAL INCREMENTAL REPETITION ; METER: DACTYL RHYME: FEMININE TRIPLE ; RHYME AABBB

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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WOE BORROWER

BORROWING MAKES SORROWING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ECONOMICS

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; TRIPLE RHYME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Proverb Proverb
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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AN INNOCENT MAIDEN FROM BUTTE
THOUGHT A BIG CITY SLICKER WAS CUTE.
NOW SHE'S IN, YOU MIGHT GUSS,
A MATFRNITY DRESS AND HE'S IH A PATERNITY SUIT.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT'S FAMILY OWNS A BAR AND THIS IS ONE OF THE THINGS
SHE REMEMBERED FROM A CUSTOMER.
INFORMANT'S DAMILY OWNS A BAR AND THIS IS ONE OF THE THINGS
SHE REMEMBERED FROM A CUSTOMER.

Where learned: HOME ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): LIMERICK ; RHYME: AABBA ; SEDUCTION ; TRIPLE RHYMES ; WORD PLAY

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

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TOAST

HERE'S TO LOVE AND UNITY
DARK CORNERS AND OPPORTUNIT_

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): DRINKING HUMOR

James Callow Keyword(s): FEMININE RHYME ; TRIPLE RHYME

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

Date learned: 01-00-1971

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HOW A MINORITY
REACHING A MAJORITY
SIEZING AUTHORITY
HATES A MINORITY

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): FEMININE RHYME ; TRIPLE RHYME

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

Date learned: 11-08-1985

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MOVIE STAR LEGEND

THIS IS A LEGEND ABOUT MOVIE STARS.
WHEN A FAMOUS MOVIE STAR DIES, TWO MORE WILL DIE IN A SHORT
WHILE. A MOVIE STAR DOESN'T DIE ALONE, BUT ALWAYS DIES IN THREE.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): DEATH ; Hollywood ; MOVIE STAR ; THREE ; Triple

Subject headings: 686 Thirds / Thrice / Three / Triple
BELIEF -- Secular hero

Date learned: CHILDHOOD

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