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PROVERB ( LITHUANIAN )

POUND THE IRON WHILE IT IS STILL HOT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADAPTABILITY ; ADVICE: ; MALLEABLE ; STRIKE WHILE THE IRON IS HOT

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 03-07-1968

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

IF YOU LIVE WITH WOLVES LEARN TO HOWL LIKE A WOLF.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): ANIMALS TEMPER

James Callow Keyword(s): ADAPTABILITY ; ADVICE: POSITIVE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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COMMON PHRASE

TAKES TO IT LIKE A DUCK TO WATER.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): ADAPTABILITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Proverb

Like water off a duck's back.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V600, V200] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): ADAPTABILITY ; BIRD ; DUCK ; Resilience ; WATER ; Waterproof

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

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