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RIDDLE

Q: IT SITS ON THE NOSE BUT KEEPS ITS LEGS BEHIND THE EARS.
A: GLASSES.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL ; CLOTHES (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS FINGERS AND THUMBS BUT NO ARMS?
A: GLOVES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CLOTHES (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-22-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: IN THE DAY THEY CARRY BONES WHILE IN THE NIGHT THEY GAPE ALONE.
A: SHOES.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL ; CLOTHES (A) ; NATURAL PHENOMENA (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHY DID THE ELEPHANT WEAR PINK TENNIS SHOES?
A: BECAUSE HIS GREEN ONES WERE IN THE WASH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANIMALS (Q) ; CLOTHES (A) ; LITERAL ; WEARABLE (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

Q: THEY HAVE TONGUES, BUT THEY DO NOT TALK./ YOU TIE THEM UP WHEN
YOU GO FOR A WALK./ WHAT ARE THEY?
A: SHOES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; CAUSAL ; CLOTHES (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Riddle True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

Q: ROUND AS A BISCUIT,/ BUSY AS A BEE;/ CUTEST LITTLE THING/ YOU
EVER DID SEE.
A: A WATCH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ECORSE

Keyword(s): CLOTHES (A) ; EATABLES (Q) ; INSECT (Q) ; STATE OF BEING (Q)

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Riddle True Riddle

Date learned: 09-12-1969

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