The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
"Papoutsi ap ton topo soun kai as ein kai balomeno."
Translation - "Buy a shoe from where one comes from even if it has a
patch." This means that the Greeks believe that one should choose a
mate of the same nationality as their own even if he/she is not as
perfect as someone else.
Where learned: GREECE
|Subject headings:||PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor|
Date learned: 00001946CA