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WHAT IS GRAY HAS FOUR LEGS AND A TRUNK?
A MOUSE ON VACATION.

Where learned: UNKNOWN

Keyword(s): ANIMAL ; ELEPHANT ; PUN

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: UNKNOWN

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LUCK

AN ELEPHANT WITH ITS TRUNK TURNED UP IS GOOD LUCK, WITH HIS TRUNK
DOWN IS BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THIS ELEPHANT MAY BE A FIGURINE, A TOY ETC.

Where learned: ; COLLECTORS HOME

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: ELEPHANTS

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.31
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.31

Date learned: 03-10-1970

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ELEPHANT JOKE

QUESTION: WHAT DID THE GRAPE SAY WHEN THE ELEPHANT STEPPED ON IT?
ANSWER: NOTHING, IT JUST LET OUT A LITTLE WHINE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HARPER WOODS

Keyword(s): CONUNDRUM ; RIDDLE JOKE: ELEPHANTS

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN ON WINE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-10-1968

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RIDDLE

WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU CROSS AN ELEPHANT AND A COW?
PEANUT BUTTER.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM A FRIEND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: COWS ; ANIMALS: ELEPHANTS ; RIDDLE JOKE: CROSSING ONE THING WITH ANOTHER

James Callow Keyword(s): HYBRID

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-13-1967

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ELEPHANT JOKE

WHAT WAS THE ELEPHANT DOING ON THE HIGHWAY?
OH, ABOUT TEN MILES AN HOUR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: ELEPHANTS ; RIDDLE JOKE: ELEPHANT JOKE

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN ON DOING

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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ELEPHANT JOKE

WHAT DO YOU GET WHE YOU CROSS A FRUIT FLY WITH AN ELEPHANT?
A FORGET-ME-GNAT. A FORGET ME GNAT.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): ELEPHANT

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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Jokes

How do you fit four elephants in a Volkswagon?

Two in the front, and two in the back.

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Where learned: LOUISIANA ; New Orleans

Keyword(s): AUTOMOBILE ; ELEPHANT ; Funny ; JOKE ; Volkswagon

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

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Joke

Elephant Joke

Question: What do you get when you cross an elephant with a jar of peanut butter?

Answer: An elephant that sticks to the roof of your mouth.

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Where learned: Television ; I Dream Of Jeannie

Keyword(s): ELEPHANT ; HUMOR ; JOKE ; Language ; Mouth ; Peanut Butter

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- W700

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Entertainment: Song

Jump-Rope Game:

"Double Dutch"

Lemonade, Lemonade,
Made in the shade.
Five cents a glass,
As big as an elephant's ass...K your mother!

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): ASS ; Cents ; Double Dutch ; ELEPHANT ; Entertainment ; Five ; GLASS ; Jump Rope ; Lemonade ; MONEY ; Play ; RHYME ; Shade ; SONG ; VERSE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music
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