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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS IT THAT WHEN YOU GO IN THE FRONT YOU ARE AT THE BACK?
A: A CHURCH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHETICAL ; BUILDING (A) ; PARTICULAR AREA - CHURCH (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-14-1968

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FINNISH RIDDLE

Q: KUMU KULLATTU, SEINAT SELKEAT, VINAPUTELI KIRSTUSSA.
A: VASTAUS? KIRKKO TRANSLATION:
Q: GOLDEN DOME/ PLAIN WALLS/ BATTLE OF SPIRITS/ IN THE CASKET.
A: A CHURCH.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; FINLAND

Keyword(s): BUILDING (A) ; METAPHORICAL ; PARTICULAR AREA (Q) CHURCH

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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FINNISH RIDDLE

Q: WEEK AFTER WEEK, STOMACH FULL OF SPARROWS.
A: CHURCH AND CONGREGATION.
Q: VIIKON PAASTA VIIKON PAAHAN VARPUSIA VATSAN TYSI.
A: VASTAUS? KIRKKO JA KIRKKOVAKI.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; FINLAND

Keyword(s): BUILDING (A) PERSONS ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) AND BIRDS

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT BEGINS WITH P AND ENDS WITH E AND HAS MORE THAN 200 LETTERS
IN IT?
A: POST OFFICE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BUILDING (A) ; COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (Q) ; LITERAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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RIDDLE

Q: WHY ARE RIVERS ALWAYS RICH?
A: BECAUSE THEY HAVE TWO BANKS.

Data entry tech comment: ANOTHER EXAMPLE IN THE 5 X 8 CARD FILES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BUILDING (A) ; NATURAL PHENOMENON AND ALSO MONETARY (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-30-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT BUILDING HAS THE MOST STORIES?
A: LIBRARY

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BUILDING (A) ; BUILDING - LIBRARY (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1955

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