The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
Informant's grandmother says this quite often.
Data entry tech comment:
Motifs added by TRD
James Callow comment:
Original BN [V400] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.
Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects
|Subject headings:||PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor|