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IF YOU PUT ALL THE PEOPLE IN A BAG YOU WOULDN'T KNOW WHICH ONE TO
SHAKE TO THE TOP.

Submitter comment: IN BELGIUM, THE FLEMISH HAVE A HUGE BAG OF POTATOES IN WHICH THEY
SHAKE THE BAG IN ORDER TO GET THE BAD POTATOES OUT. THIS PROVERB
IS SAID IN REFERENCE TO A GROUP OF PEOPLE WHO ARE ALL UNDESIRABLE.

Data entry tech comment: PROFESSOR CALLOW HAS MADE NECESSARY SPELLING CHANGES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; HOLDEN HALL ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): VEGETABLES SEPARATION GOOD AND EVIL

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION

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

Date learned: 09-00-1967

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