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“God don’t like ugly.”

Posted By derekperren On March 21, 2012 @ 8:47 pm In Childhood,Folk speech,Protection | Comments Disabled

This saying was told to my informant  when he would act out of line as a kid. This usually came as a warning prior to some harsh discipline like a spanking or a grounding.  He said one time he had a temper tantrum in the supermarket over a piece of candy. When he wouldn’t stop his mother harshly warned him, “God don’t like ugly.”, and he knew he was in trouble.

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