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IF YOU SEE A LOT OF WHOLLY WORMS, I'S A SIGN OF A HARD
WINTER.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

James Callow Keyword(s): WOOLY WORMS WOOLEY WORMS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- P00

Date learned: 06-21-1970

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IF SHUCKS ARE THICK ON CORN, IT'S A SIGN OF HARD WINTER.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 06-21-1970

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EXTREME HOT SUMMER MEANS HARD WINTER (VICE VERSA)

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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A DRY JUNE IS A SIGN OF A GOOD CROP YEAR

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PLANT THINGS THAT GROW ON TOP OF THE GROUND IN THE LIGHT
OF THE MOON

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Magic of Speech, Sign, Color

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB

ARE THEY KIN? NO THAT'S A DIFFERENT SET OF DOGS.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Blason Populaire
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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THEY ARE NEIGHBORHOOD SAINTS AND A HOME DEVIL.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Keyword(s): HYPOCRISY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB

SHE HAS A FACE THAT WOULD STOP AN EIGHT DAY CLOCK.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Keyword(s): UGLINESS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Comparison

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB

A SHORT HORSE IS EASY CURRIED.

Data entry tech comment: EASILY CURRIED.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 06-21-1970

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PROVERB

IF YOU LAY DOWN WITH DOGS, YOU GET UP WITH FLEAS.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Street Trip Relations between relatives, friends, host and guest Social class Rank
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB

IN BRAGGING: I'VE HEARD DUCKS FUTE BEFORE.

Data entry tech comment: APPARENTLY SAID IN THE FACE OF SOMEONE ELSE'S BRAGGING.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Measure of quality
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB

TWO WRONGS DON'T MAKE A RIGHT.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB

WHEN POVERTY COMES IN AT THE DOOR, LOVE FLYS OUT THE WINDOW.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 07-05-1970

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TIME AND TIDE WAITS FOR NO MAN.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB: POOR MARRIAGE

IF SHE MARRIES HIM, SHE'LL DRIVE HER DUCKS TO A POOR MARKET.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-2970

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IF YOU FLY TOO HIGH, YOU'RE LIABLE TO LIGHT IN A COW PILE.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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PROVERB

FLY HIGH AND LIGHT LOW.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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DON'T RIDE A FREE HORSE TO DEATH.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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IDLENESS IS THE APPEARANCE OF SIN AND IGNORANCE.

Where learned: KENTUCKY ; CRUTCHFIELD

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 06-20-1970

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