RE:SEARCH logo
University of Detroit Mercy Libraries / Instructional Design Studio
UDM HOME KNOWLEDGE [BLACKBOARD] TITAN CONNECT QUICK LINKS
RESEARCH HOME / FIND / SPECIAL COLLECTIONS / THE JAMES T. CALLOW FOLKLORE ARCHIVE /
James Callow Folklore Archive

Collection Home

About Dr. James T. Callow

Dr. James T. Callow publications

Collectors

Browse by

Subject heading

Keyword

Location

Questions or comments on this site? Please email davidsor@udmercy.edu.

The James T. Callow Folklore Archive

search for

Content filter is on

Your search for Approval returned 3 results.

showing 3 items

TO THE ANCIENT GREEKS, A DOWNWARD NOD OF THE HEAD
MEANT "YES" WHILE AN UPWARD NOD MEANT "NO."

James Callow Keyword(s): DISAPPROVAL ?

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Yes and No

Date learned: 00-00-1965

View just this record

WHEN AN ITALIAN PINCHES SOMEONE ELSE ON THE CHEEKS OF
THEIR FACE, IT IS AN EXPRESSION OF APPROVAL OF THAT
PERSON. IT ALSO IS A GESTURE WISHING THE PERSON
GOOD LUCK.

Data entry tech comment:

Updated by TRD

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ; Approval ; BELIEF ; Cheeks ; CUSTOM ; GESTURE ; Italian ; LUCK ; Pinch ; SUPERSTITION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Good luck P881.22
SPEECH -- Body parts involved S602.1

Date learned: 09-20-1969

View just this record

Entry filtered.

Saying

"That's Tits" means 'I definately approve." This saying can be applied to anything animate or inanimate.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs Added By TRD

James Callow comment:

Original BN [V200] crossed out. Replaced with current classification.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Animate ; Approval ; Approve ; Inanimate ; Language ; Saying ; SLANG ; Tits

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
Filter - Mature Content

View just this record

showing 3 items

University of Detroit Mercy
4001 W. McNichols Detroit , MI , 48221-3038
This site is endorsed by the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) and supports the views, values, and mission of UDM. The University of Detroit Mercy web site provides links to other web sites, both public and private, for informational purposes. The inclusion of these links on UDM's site does not imply endorsement by the University. Please contact the Instructional Design Studio for any questions regarding this web site.