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DRINK CUSTOM

IRISH TEA IS HOT AND BLACK, AND ACCORDING TO PERSCRIPTION,
"STRONG ENOUGH FOR A MOUSE TO TROT ON."

Submitter comment: INFORMANT RECALLED THIS ON A VISIT TO THE FAMOUS IRISH SEMINARY IN
MAYNOOTH, IRELAND.

Where learned: IRELAND

Keyword(s): HYPERBOLE

Subject headings: Food Drink -- Brew of leaf, bark, root
SPEECH -- Formula
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 00-00-1950

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