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"I'M A NUT"

LITTLE ACORN FAT AND ROUND
LAYING ON THE COLD, COLD GROUND
EVERYBODY STEPS ON ME
THAT'S WHY I'M CRACKED YOU SEE!
I'M A NUT (CLAP, CLAP)
I'M A NUT (CLAP, CLAP)
I'M A GREAT (CLAP, CLAP)
BIG NUT (CLAP, CLAP).

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Where learned: OHIO ; TROTWOOD

Keyword(s): Acorn ; Children's Song ; NUT ; RHYME

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

Date learned: 04-00-1972

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Proverb

From small acorns spring great oaks.

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Keyword(s): Acorn ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; Maxim ; Oak ; Offspring ; PROVERB ; Seed ; Tree ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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Proverb

Large oaks from little acorns grow.

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Informant heard this from his grandmother

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James Callow comment:

Original BN [V300] crossed out. Replaced with current classification

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Acorn ; Aphorism ; Apothegm ; INFLUENCE ; Maxim ; METAPHOR ; Oak ; PROVERB ; Tree ; VERSE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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