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PROVERBIAL PHRASE

NIP IT IN THE BUD

Data entry tech comment: ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD DOES NOT CONTAIN LOCATION ITEM WAS COLLECTED OR
THE COLLECTOR'S ADDRESS

Where learned: DETROIT, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; PRECAUTION ; SYMBOL ; VEGETATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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HEN IN THE BUSH

ONE HEN IN THE BUSH IS WORTH FIVE IN THE BROW (BRIAR)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; MAKE THE MOST OF WHAT YOU HAVE. ; VEGETATION

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
686 Fifths
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 02-01-1972

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PROVERB

ONE BIRD IN HAND IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): NUMBERS

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; MAKE THE MOST OF WHAT YOU HAVE ; VEGETATION

Subject headings: 686 Properties attributed to specific numbers or numerals individually.
686 Seconds / Twice / Two
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 11-15-1967

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PEACE IS A TREE OF WHICH LOVE IS THE FRUIT

Submitter comment: THIS IS AN OLD JEWISH SAYING

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): PLANT VEGETATION ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 12-00-1968

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IRISH PROVERB

PLOW DEEP WHILE THE SLUGGARDS SLEEP,
SHALL HAVE CORN TO SELL AND CORN TO KEEP.

Where learned: HOME

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: POSITIVE ; ELLIPSIS ; INDUSTRIOUSNESS ; VEGETATION

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

Date learned: 04-15-1971

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If you thank someone who gives you a plant, it will
not grow.

Submitter comment: Elinor really believes this saying to be true, and states
that she is very careful to avoid thanking someone for a
plant.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRASER

Keyword(s): superstition, vegetation, curse

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant
BELIEF -- P535
BELIEF -- Bad luck Plants

Date learned: 00001950S

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