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I LOVE COFFEE, I LOVE TEA
MOST OF ALL I LOVE VICTORY.
KEEP THE GARDEN GROWING
BY THE DAILY TASK OF HOEING.
TO HELP THE PEOPLE IN THE CITY THAT ARE LAZY
WHILE YOU IN THE FIELD GET HAZY
YOUR FOR VICTORY

Where learned: OHIO, ASSUMED ; Norwalk

James Callow Keyword(s): WAR SLOGANS VICTORY GARDENS WORLD WAR II

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Good wishes (sincere)

Date learned: 07-11-1943

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ROSES ARE RED, VIOLETS ARE BLUE,
YOU HAVE A NOSE LIKE A B-32 (B-52?)

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): BOMBER PLANE USED DURING WORLD WAR II

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Roses are red and other such associations

Date learned: 10-10-1967

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BELIEF

MIT GOTT FANG AN MIT GOTT IST ALLES WOHLGETAN.
IF YOU DON'T FORGET GOD IN YOUR DAILY TASKS, EVERYTHING WILL
COME OUT WELL. TRANSLATION.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SAYS MARTIN LUTHER WAS FIRST TO POPULARIZE THIS
PROVERB. THIS VERY OLD GERMAN SAYING IS FOUND IN MANY BOOKS
EITHER HAND WRITTEN OR ENTERED BY THE PRINTER. IN FACT INFORMANT
SAID THIS SAYING APPEARED IN HER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILDREN'>
TEXT BOOKS AFTER W.W. II IN MUNICH GERMANY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; WORLD WAR II

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 11-29-1967

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ITALIAN JOKE

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WHO PUT SIX BULLET HOLES IN MUSSILLINI'S BODY?
1000 ITALIAN SHARPSHOOTERS.

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HEARD IN U. OF D.'S STUDENT UNION.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): DURING WORLD WAR II. ; MOUSSOLINI ; MOUSSOLINI, ALSO KNOWN AS IL DUCE, WAS THE HEAD OF STATE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: 03-09-1967

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HOLD UP HANDS AS IF SURRENDERING-WHAT'S THIS?
AN ITALIAN PREPARING FOR WORLD WAR III.

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Where learned: OHIO ; TROTWOOD

Keyword(s): ETHNIC SLUR ; Italian ; Surrender ; WORLD WAR II

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 04-00-1972

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