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Living Well Is the Best Revenge

Text: Living well is the best revenge. Context: The informant is the collector’s mother. The collector has often heard this saying from the informant throughout her childhood and has often taken it to heart. It was usually said during times where the collector had been wronged by someone else or had been facing hardships as… Continue Reading »

Cheese Touch

Text “Cheese touch” a game of tag   Background The informant told me that she learned this game while in elementary school and that she’s noticed that most people played this game when they were younger, even if they did not go to her school. The game originally came from the popular book “The Diary… Continue Reading »

Turkish Proverb about Hurtful Sayings

Informant: The informant (D), a 23-year-old, Turkish male who grew up in Turkey until he turned 8 before moving to the United States. He now lives in Boise, Idaho, but spent a lot of time with his mother, who only spoke Turkish until D was 16. Background info: D’s first language was Turkish. He and his mother… Continue Reading »