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I want gets nothing expression or saying

Don’t ask for things

Collected by

Iliff family – 1950s
Mark’s family growing up


Took a lot of working out, but seems to boil down to the Morton’s Fork of if you don’t ask you don’t want and if you do ask you’re a greedy beggar who deserves nothing

Submitted: 11/08/2021 by Mark

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