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ENGLISH PROVERB

PUT AN IRISHMAN ON THE SPIT AND YOU CAN ALWAYS
GET ANOTHER IRISHMAN TO BASTE HIM.

Submitter comment:

THE INFORMANT IS AN ENGLISH GIRL WHO HAD HEARD THE PROVERB
SEVERAL TIMES WITHIN HER FAMILY'S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS WHICH
IS COMPOSED LARGELY OF ENGLISHMEN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): BETRAYAL ; CANNIBALISM

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Blason Populaire
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