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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

NOBODY LOVES A WET DOG

Data entry tech comment: NOT TO BE TAKEN LITERALLY, I'M SURE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; OSCODA

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; ANIMAL ; OBSERVATION ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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(PROSE NARRATIVE: REPETITIOUS HOAX)

IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT IN THE EYES OF THE
CATSKILL MOUNTAINS. A BAND OF PIRATES WERE SEATED
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE. THE CAPTAIN SAID, "JACK, TELL
US A STORY." SO JACK BEGAN: "IT WAS A DARK AND
STORMY NIGHT...."

Submitter comment: THIS WAS TOLD TO ME WHEN I WAS ABOUT 12 YEARS OLD AT
A CAMPFIRE IN OSCODA, MICHIGAN BY MR. KEITH L. ROACH
WHO LIVES IN DETROIT {MICHIGAN}.
THIS WAS TOLD TO ME WHEN I WAS ABOUT TWELVE YEARS OLD AT A
CAMPFIRE IN OSCODA, MICHIGAN BY MR. KEITH L. ROACH WHO
LIVES IN DETROIT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OSCODA

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Formula tale

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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(PROSE NARRATIVE: REPETITIOUS HOAX)

IT WAS A DARK AND STORMY NIGHT IN THE EYES OF THE
CATSKILL MOUNTAINS. A BAND OF PIRATES WERE SEATED
AROUND THE CAMPFIRE. THE CAPTAIN SAID, "JACK, TELL
US A STORY." SO JACK BEGAN: "IT WAS A DARK AND
STORMY NIGHT...."

Submitter comment: THIS WAS TOLD TO ME WHEN I WAS ABOUT 12 YEARS OLD AT
A CAMPFIRE IN OSCODA, MICHIGAN BY MR. KEITH L. ROACH
WHO LIVES IN DETROIT {MICHIGAN}.
THIS WAS TOLD TO ME WHEN I WAS ABOUT TWELVE YEARS OLD AT A
CAMPFIRE IN OSCODA, MICHIGAN BY MR. KEITH L. ROACH WHO
LIVES IN DETROIT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; OSCODA

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Formula tale

Date learned: 10-02-1971

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IT'S A POOR BIRD THAT SHITS IN HIS OWN NEST.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; OSCODA

Keyword(s): FECES

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1975

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PROVERB

LONG MAY YOUR LUM REEK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; OSCODA

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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