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PROVERB

SHE'S ALWAYS IN THE LIMELIGHT.

Submitter comment: MEANING GETTING A LOT OF ATTENTION.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 03-29-1969

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A ROLLING STONE GATHERS NO MOSS.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 03-24-1969

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PRETTY IS AS PRETTY DOES.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 03-24-1969

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AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION IS WORTH A POUND OF CURE.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 03-26-1969

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PROVERB

NO NEWS IS GOOD NEWS.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 03-29-1969

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MORE TRUTH THAN POETRY.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 03-26-1969

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PROVERB

LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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LIFE IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

KEEP YOUR SHIRT ON.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Keyword(s): PATIENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

IT WOULDN'T CUT HOT BUTTER.

Submitter comment: WHEN SPEAKING OF A DULL KNIFE.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 03-29-1969

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PROVERB: WELLERISM

"IT WON'T BE LONG NOW," SAID THE MONKEY AS THE TRAIN RAN
OVER HIS TAIL.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Wellerism Quotation

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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PROVERB

IN A COON'S AGE.

Submitter comment: LONG TIME.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 03-25-1969

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PROVERB

IF YOU DON'T LOOK OUT FOR YOURSELF, NOBODY ELSE WILL.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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HE'S RAZOR SHARP.

Submitter comment: MEANING SOMEONE IS SMART OR AS SHARP AS RAZOR BLADES.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 03-29-1969

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PROVERB

HE CAN TURN AROUND ON A DIME.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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HE BIT OFF MORE THAN HE COULD CHEW.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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HEAD OVER HEELS IN WORK.

Submitter comment: BUSY.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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HANDLE WITH CARE--WOMEN AND GLASS.

Where learned: VIRGINIA ; NORTH GARDEN

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim
PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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