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PROVERB ABOUT AN ANT

NONE PREACHES BETTER THAN AN ANT AND SHE SAYS NOTHING

Submitter comment: TRADITIONAL SEMINARY JOKE

Where learned: CONNECTICUT ; STAMFORD ; SAINT GREGORYS SEMINARY

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; CLERGY ; IRONY ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1957

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QUO VADIS?

CAB DRIVER TO FARE STEPPING INTO TAXI:
"QUO VADIS, MAC?"

Submitter comment: HEARD IN SEMINARY.

Where learned: SAINT BASIL SEMINARY

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 00-00-1957

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POLISH PROVERB

IT'S GOOD EVERYPLACE, BUT BEST AT HOME.

Submitter comment: {POLISH} WSZEDZIE DOBRZE, A NAJLEPIEJ W DOMU.

Where learned: DETROIT ; SACRED HEART SEMINARY

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

Date learned: 00001962WINTER

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MOCK PRAYER

THIS LITTLE COUPLET WAS SAID BY THE INFORMANT AS A GRACE
BEFORE MEALS. IT WAS SAID WHILE LOOKING UP TOWARDS
HEAVEN AND RUBBING HIS HANDS TOGETHER IN ANTICIPATION
OF A GOOD MEAL:
RUB-A-DUB-DUB,
THANKS FOR THE GRUB.

Where learned: NEW YORK ; SEMINARY ; PLATTSBURGH

James Callow Keyword(s): PARODY

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

Date learned: 00001966 FALL

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GOOD DEEDS

"GOOD DEEDS SPEAK OF THEMSELVES. THE TONGUE ONLY INTERRUPTS THEIR
ELOQUENCE."

Submitter comment: SEMINARY PROVERB.

Where learned: SAINT JOSAPHAT SEMINARY ; WASHINGTON DC

Keyword(s): BRAGGING

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1962

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LIKE A TURTLE

EVEN A TURTLE GETS NOWHERE UNTIL IT STICKS OUT ITS NECK.

Submitter comment: SEMINARY PROVERB

Where learned: SAINT JOSAPHAT SEMINARY ; WASHINGTON DC

Keyword(s): ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): AMPHIBIAN ; DARING ; OBSERVATION ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1962

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POLISH PROVERB

TOO MANY COOKS SPOIL THE STEW.

Submitter comment: {POLISH:} GDZIE KUCHAREK SZESC, TAM NIE MA
JESC.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; SACRED HEART SEMINARY

Keyword(s): FOOD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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ON OUR KNEES

WHAT WE SAY ON OUR KNEES IS OF LESS IMPORTANCE THAN
WHAT WE DO WHEN WE GET UP.

Submitter comment: SEMINARY PROVERB

Where learned: SAINT JOSAPHAT SEMINARY ; WASHINGTON DC

Keyword(s): PRAYER

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1962

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PROVERB

YOU CANNOT REPENT TOO SOON, BECAUSE YOU DO NOT KNOW
HOW SOON IT MAY BE TOO LATE.

Where learned: SAINT JOSAPHAT SEMINARY ; WASHINGTON DC

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1962

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