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POLISH PROVERB

MARTIN WAS TEACHING LITTLE MARTIN, BUT HE HIMSELF
WAS AS STUPID AS A PIG.
TRANSLATION OF:
ULCZYT MARCIN MARCINN, A PAM GTUPI JAK S'IVINIA.

Submitter comment: THIS WAS USED IN REFERENCE TO SOMEONE WHO TRIES TO IMPRESS OTHERS
WITH SOMETHING HE KNOWS LITTLE ABOUT.
MY GRANDMOTHER KNOWS IT FROM POLAND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN ; POLAND

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVANCE ; PERSONAL NAME

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Blason Populaire

Date learned: 11-21-1967

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