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WHEN YOU GET MARRIED, AND HAVE NOTHING TO EAT,
CUT OFF YOUR WHISKERS AND HAVE SHREDDED WHEAT.

Where learned: WARREN ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): CEREAL=SHREDDED WHEAT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Matrimony

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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GRANDMA HAS A HABIT OF CHEWING IN HER SLEEP
SHE CHEWS ON GRANDPA'S WISKERS
AND THINKS IT'S SHREDDED WHEAT.

Where learned: GROSSE POINTE WOODS ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

James Callow Keyword(s): CEREAL

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 06-00-1965

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GRANDMA HAS A HABIT
OF EATING IN HER SLEEP.
SHE CHEWS ON GRANDPA'S WHISKERS
AND THINKS IT'S SHREDDED WHEAT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): CEREAL=SHREDDED WHEAT

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Wisecracks, gags, silly stories, insults

Date learned: 06-00-1952

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RIDDLE

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE CHICKEN THAT GOT RUN OVER BY THE LAWNMOWER?
HE BECAME SHREADED TWEAT

Where learned: SAINT LEONARD SCHOOL ; DETROIT, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; CEREAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-17-1965

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What do you call a blonde in a freezer? Answer: A Frosted
Flake.

Submitter comment:

This informant is a blonde, and loves blonde jokes.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): Frosted Flakes = a breakfast cereal

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 02-03-1992

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PROVERB

THE TRIDS OF TRIDVILLE WERE CONSTANTLY BEING PLAGUED
BY A MEAN OGRE WHO KICKED THEM VICIOUSLY. ONE DAY,
A RABBI CAME TO THE OGRE AND SAID, "OGRE, PLEASE DON'T
KICK THE TRIDS ANYMORE, KICK ME." THE OGRE REPLIED,
"SILLY RABBI, KICKS ARE FOR TRIDS."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PARODY OF TELEVISION COMMERCIAL FOR KIX CEREAL ADVERTISE-

Subject headings: 6677 Formula Tale

Date learned: 10-00-1971

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PROVERB

THE TRIDS OF TRIDVILLE WERE CONSTANTLY BEING PLAGUED
BY A MEAN OGRE WHO KICKED THEM VICIOUSLY. ONE DAY,
A RABBI CAME TO THE OGRE AND SAID, "OGRE, PLEASE DON'T
KICK THE TRIDS ANYMORE, KICK ME." THE OGRE REPLIED,
"SILLY RABBI, KICKS ARE FOR TRIDS."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PARODY OF TELEVISION COMMERCIAL FOR KIX CEREAL ADVERTISE- MENT, WHICH ENDED WITH THE WORDS "SILLY RABBIT, KIX ARE FOR KIDS."

Subject headings: 6677 Formula Tale

Date learned: 10-00-1971

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