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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT ALWAYS HAS A COVER OVER IT, EVEN WHEN IT IS OPEN OR CLOSED?
A: A BOOK.

Submitter comment: I HEARD IT FROM MY LITTLE BROTHER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A) ; STATE OF BEING (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT CAN YOU HOLD WITHOUT TOUCHING IT?
A: CONVERSATION.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

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

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: AKLAS BALANDIS VISZ SEMEZ ISLAKSTO. BLIND PIGEON FLIES OVER THE
WHOLE EARTH.
A: A LETTER - LAISKAS

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (Q) BIRD ; COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAPPENS ONCE IN A MINUTE, TWICE IN A MOMENT,
BUT NOT ONCE IN A THOUSAND YEARS?
A: THE LETTER M

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): AN ACTION (Q) ; COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 10-10-1967

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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: BE KO NIEKAS NEGALIBUTI? - WITHOUT WHAT CAN NO ONE BE"
A: BE VARDO - WITHOUT A NAME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A) ; STATE OF BEING (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS IT THAT SOMETIMES APPEARS WHEN EVERYTHING DISAPPEARS?
A: A (SOLD OUT) NOTICE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LIVES IN JAPAN AND (HE) LEARNED ABOVE FROM HIS CHILDREN.

Where learned: LETTER ; JAPAN

Keyword(s): COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A) ; STATE OF BEING (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 07-28-1964

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COUNTRY RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS FOUND IN THE CENTER OF AUSTRALIA AND AMERICA?
A: THE LETTER R

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A) ; PARTICULAR AREAS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS TOO MUCH FOR 1, JUST RIGHT FOR 2, BUT NOTHING AT ALL FOR
THREE?
A: A SECRET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

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

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 00-00-1969

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS IT THAT YOU MUST KEEP AFTER YOU GIVE IT TO SOMEONE ELSE?
A: YOUR WORD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTION (Q) ; CAUSAL ; COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-08-1967

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MIDDLE NAME RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS SMOKEY THE BEAR'S MIDDLE NAME?
A: THE.

Data entry tech comment: 2 MORE EXAMPLES ARE IN THE 5 X 8 CARD FILES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

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

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1968

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TRUE RIDDLE

Q: THE BEGINNING OF ETERNITY,/ THE END OF TIME AND SPACE,/
THE BEGINNING OF EVERY END/ AND THE END OF EVERY PLACE.
A: THE LETTER E.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT SAID THAT THIS WAS A POPULAR RIDDLE CIRCULATED IN HER

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A) ; STATE OF BEING (Q)

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

Date learned: 10-20-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHICH IS THE BEGINNING OF ETERNITY,
THE END OF TIME AND SPACE,
THE BEGINNING OF EVERY RACE,
AND AT THE END OF EVERY RACE?
A: THE LETTER E

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

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATED MATTER (A) ; STATE OF BEING (Q)

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

Date learned: 10-08-1967

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