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KRAKOWIAK (POLISH DANCE)

LIKE THE AMERICAN SQUARE DANCE.

Where learned: CHILDHOOD ; NOT GIVEN ; HOME ; PENNSYLVANIA ; MICHIGAN ; LETTER ; OHIO ; NEW JERSEY ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; AUTOGRAPH BOOK ; GROSSE POINTE ; HARPER WOODS ; GROSSE POINTE WOODS ; WARREN ; JAPAN ; RUSSIA ; GRAND RAPIDS ; SHIPLE HALL ; GARDEN CITY ; ROYAL OAK ; TOLEDO ; TRENTON ; FARMINGTON ; KALAMAZOO ; CANADA ; ONTARIO ; MARYGROVE COLLEGE ; DETROIT ; MAIL ; INDIANA ; DETROIT, ASSUMED ; TOLD AT HOME ; FERNDALE ; SOUTHFIELD ; TENNESSEE ; MACKENZIE HIGH SCHOOL ; HAMTRAMCK ; DEARBORN ; MINNESOTA ; ILLINOIS ; NEW YORK ; FLORIDA ; KOREA ; WISCONSIN ; NEW HAMPSHIRE ; STUDENT UNION ; READING ; AUSTRALIA ; Sylvania ; Sterling Heights ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; GROSSE POINTE PARK ; OAK PARK ; SOUTHGATE ; STURGEON LAKE ; REDFORD ; TOORAK ; VICTORIA ; ROSEVILLE ; LINCOLN PARK ; TRAVERSE CITY ; HUNTINGTON WOODS ; PONTIAC ; TROY ; PORT CHESTER ; SOUTH AMERICA ; BROOKVILLE ; MONTREAL ; SEOUL ; NORTH OLMSTED ; EASTOWN THEATER ; ERIE ; University of Notre Dame ; FRANKLINVILLE ; TORONTO ; TOLD AT ; TOLD BY ; TOLD IN ; SCRANTON ; MONROE ; GLENVIEW ; MOSCOW ; GULLEY ; FINLAND ; HARBOR BEACH ; HOUGHTON LAKE ; Hudson Lake ; INDIANAPOLIS ; JONESBORO ; KANSASVILLE ; LEXINGTON ; MASSILLON ; MAUCH CHUNK ; MELVINDALE ; MILFORD ; NEW ROCHELLE ; NIAGARA FALLS ; PANAMA CITY ; PATAGONIA ; ARGENTINA ; RESIDENCE HALL ; SAINT CLAIR SHORES ; TOLD AT HONORS HOUSE ; AMERICAN HISTORY CLASS

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

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

CUPID IS THE ONLY ONE WHO CAN SHOOT ARROWS THROUGH TWO HEARTS
AT THE SAME TIME.

Where learned: RUSSIA

Keyword(s): NUMBERS ; SUPERNATURAL

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION

Subject headings: 686 Seconds / Twice / Two
BELIEF -- Gods
PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

THE BERRIES MAY BE RED AND RIPE, BUT CAN OF TIME BE BITTER.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; COLOR ; FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): (OFT?) ; CONTRAST ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1910

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

BE THERE ONLY A COW AND SOMEHOW A MILK PAIL WILL BE FOUND.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; FOOD

James Callow Keyword(s): OBSERVATION ; OPPORTUNITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1910

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

BE THERE ONLY A SWAMP AND SOON MANY FROGS WILL APPEAR.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): REPTILE

James Callow Keyword(s): ANIMAL: AMPHIBIAN ; OBSERVATION ; OPPORTUNITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1910

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

EVEN THE COLDEST WIND CANNOT EXTINGUISH THE SUN.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): COSMOS

James Callow Keyword(s): HOPEFULNESS ; OPTIMISM ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

Date learned: 00-00-1905

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

EVERY BIRD BRAGS ABOUT ITS OWN SWAMP.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): ANIMAL

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; EGOTISM ; SYMBOL ; TRANSLATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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PROVERBIAL METAPHOR

NEVER SPREAD STUPID RUMORS, LET OTHERS DO THIS.

Data entry tech comment: ON ORIGINAL 5 X 8 CARD THE LOCATION AT WHICH ITEM WAS COLLECTED
IS LISTED AS RUSSIA BUT DEARBORN HEIGHTS MICHIGAN SHOULD
PROBABLY BE ASSUMED

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE: NEGATIVE ; GOSSIP

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Number Emptiness, nothingness, zero
PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00-00-1905

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

A PROMISE IS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY.

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

Keyword(s): METONYMY

James Callow Keyword(s): ECONOMY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

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RUSSIAN RIDDLE

WHAT TWO BROTHERS LIVE ACROSS A
BRIDGE FROM EACH OTHER BUT NEVER MEET?
TWO EYES.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): BODY PARTS ; FAMILY METAPHOR

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 00-00-1905

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

A HAPPY FAMILY WILL EVEN TURN THE LAND INTO GOLD

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): HYPERBOLE

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

Date learned: 00-00-1905

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

HE WHO BRAGS ABOUT HIS APPLES HAS MANY THAT ARE ROTTEN.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Subject headings: PROVERB -- V233

Date learned: 00-00-1910

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

HE WHO DOES NOT HAVE FRIENDS LIVES ONLY HALF A LIFE.

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

Subject headings: PROVERB -- V233

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

HE WHO FEARS NOTHING STILL FEARS PEOPLE LAUGHING AT HIM.

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

Keyword(s): DERISION SCORN, SATIRE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- V233

Date learned: 00001898 - 1905

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

FISH SEEK THE DEEP, MAN SEEKS THE BETTER.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Subject headings: PROVERB -- V348

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

FREEDOM FOR A BIRD IS MUCH NICER THAN TO BE IN A GOLDEN CAGE.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): CONTRAST ; PRISON

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor
PROVERB -- V244

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

FRIENDSHIPS ARE MANY, BUT FRIENDS ARE FEW.

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CONTRAST ; WORDPLAY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- V233

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

GIVE HIM THE ENTIRE EARTH, AND HE WILL ASK FOR PAPER IN WHICH TO
WRAP IT.

Where learned: WESTERN RUSSIA

Keyword(s): GREDDY PERSONALITY

Subject headings: PROVERB -- V270

Date learned: 00001898-1905

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

IF GOD GIVES CHILDREN, GOD WILL PROVIDE FOR CHILDREN.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): DIVINE PROVIDENCE

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Apothegm Maxim

Date learned: 00001905-1910

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RUSSIAN PROVERB

IF YOU CHASE TWO RABBITS AT THE SAME TIME, YOU WILL CATCH NEITHER.

Submitter comment: NONE

Data entry tech comment: IT MAKES THE SAME SENSE AS THE PROVERB, ' A BIRD IN THE HAND IS
WORTH TWO IN A BUSH.' WHICH ROUGHLY MEANS THAT ONE SHOULD BE
HAPPY WITH ONE HAS AND NOT GO FOR OTHER THINGS.

Where learned: RUSSIA ; MOSCOW

Keyword(s): HUNTING ; OBSERVATION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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