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PROVERB

TRANSLATION: A LONG THREAD, A LAZY GIRL.--(IN THE SENSE
THAT IF YOU TAKE A LONG PIECE OF THREAD TO THREAD THE
NEEDLE, YOU ARE NOT AN AMBITIOUS SEAMSTRESS; SINCE A
LONG THREAD EASILY KNOTS AND KEEPS YOU FROM SEWING QUICKLY.)
LANGES FAEDCHEN, FAULES MAEDCHEN.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT HEARD THIS IN REGENSBERG, GERMANY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

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

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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