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BEE BITE

A GREEK REMEDY FOR A BEE BITE IS TO HAVE THE BITTEN PERSON
URINATE ON THE GROUND AND THEN PUT THE WET GROUND ON THE BITE

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

James Callow Keyword(s): URINE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

Date learned: 11-28-1972

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CONFUCIUS SAY

CONFUCIUS SAY: WOMAN WHO COOKS CARROTS AND PEAS IN THE SAME POT
IS UNSANITARY.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS FROM HER MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): PARODY ; PUN ; URINE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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ANGER

Historical record from James Callow Folklore Archive.

BETTER TO BE PISSED OFF THAN BE PISSED ON.

Submitter comment:

TOLD TO INFORMANT BY JOHN JOGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): SCATALOGICAL

James Callow Keyword(s): ANGER AND MISTREATMENT ; CONTRAST ; PARALLELISM ; URINE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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REMEDY FOR CHAP HANDS

FOR CHAP HANDS AND FEET APPLY URINE TO THEM.

Submitter comment: LEARNED THIS FROM MY MOTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): URINE, MEDICINAL VALUE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

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THE TEA JOKE

DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE INDIAN WHO WON THE TEA DRINKING CONTEST?
HE DRANK 2,000 CUPS OF TEA, AND THE NEXT DAY THEY FOUND HIM DEAD
IN HIS TEE-PEE}

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN

James Callow Keyword(s): SLANG: PEE FOR URINE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

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Bumper Sticker Wisdom

Don't Eat Yellow Snow!

Submitter comment:

I first saw this in Detroit in 1971 on the bumper of a car.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs and BN added by TRD

James Callow comment:

The original BN [Z220] is crossed out, with the note Why Z220?  written next to it.

Submission Card located in pile marked To Be Classified

Keyword(s): Allusion ; Bumper Sticker ; SNOW ; URINE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Use baby urine on your face to remove pimples and keep your
skin smooth.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: ILLINOIS ; Waukegan

Keyword(s): BABY ; Home Remedy ; Homeopathy ; Pimples ; Skincare ; URINE

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Remedy

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