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BLUE MIST

IT IS BELIEVED THAT UPON A CERTAIN STREET IN GROSSE ILE, AT A
CERTAIN TIME, THE BLUE MIST DESCENDS UPON ANY CAR THAT TRESPASSES
THERE.

Submitter comment: THERE DOESN'T SEEM TO BE A STORY AS TO THE WHY OF THIS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; RIVERVIEW

James Callow Keyword(s): GROSSE ILE IS AN ISLAND IN THE DETROIT RIVER ; GROSSE ILE, MICHIGAN

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Product or activity of man or animal

Date learned: 01-00-1974

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HAVE YOU EVER HEARD THE HYPOTHETICAL QUESTION? IF YOU WERE
STANDING IN A VAT OF PUKE UP TO YOUR NECK AND SOMEONE THROWS A
BUCKET OF DIAHRRHEA AT YOU, WOULD YOU DUCK?

Where learned: UNKNOWN

Keyword(s): GROSS

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-09-1968

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BREAT BIG JARS OF GREASY GRIMMY GOPHER'S GUTS
MURDILATED [sic] MONKEY'S MEAT
CONCENTRATED BIRDIES FEET
GREAT BIG JARS OF ALL PURPOSE PORPOISE PUS
AND ME WITHOUT A SPOON OR A FLAVORED STRAW.
 

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[sic] probably is "mutilated"

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; CHILDREN ; Funny ; GROSS ; JOKE ; MUSIC ; SONG ; Tune

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Good humor Jest

Date learned: 09-29-1969

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