Uzbek Proverbs, Drinks

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri May 11 04:53:10 UTC 2001

At 11:18 AM -0400 5/11/01, Bapopik at AOL.COM wrote:
>UZBEK PROVERBS (continued)
>    My tour guide gave me these before I left the country:
>House with children is a bazaar; childless house is mazar (cemetery).
>Gold will remain gold forever.
>Measure seven times, then cut.
This must be the source of the tradition followed by my fellow poker
players:  shuffle seven times (after that, you're theoretically
unshuffling), then cut.


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