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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL

REMEMBER GRANT, REMEMBER LEE, THE HECK WITH THEM, REMEMBER ME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): HISTORICAL CHARACTERS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

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AUTOGRAPH BOOK MATERIAL

REMEMBER GRANT, REMEMBER LEE, THE HECK WITH THEM, REMEMBER ME.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): HISTORICAL CHARACTERS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: 09-00-1973

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RIDDLE

WHERE WAS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNED?
AT THE BOTTOM.

Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-26-1967

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RIDDLE QUESTION

WHAT IS PURPLE AND COMES FROM MACEDONIA?
ALEXANDER THE GRAPE.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT HEARD THE RIDDLE TWO WEEKS AGO AT GEORGETOWN U.
IT WAS ONLY ONE IN THE POPULAR GRAPE RIDDLES POPULAR IN SEPTEMBER.

Where learned: WASHINGTON DC

Keyword(s): FRUIT ; HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 09-26-1963

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JOKE

WHAT KIND OF BUS CAN GO ACROSS THE OCEAN? COLUMBUS

Submitter comment: FROM SCHOOL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL ; HISTORICAL PERSON ; TRANSPORTATION VEHICLE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 04-15-1967

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JOKE

WHY WAS COLUMBUS NOTED FOR ECONOMY?
HE TRAVELED 30,000 MILES TO THE GALLON.

Submitter comment: FROM SCHOOL

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): GALLEON SHIP ; HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 04-15-1967

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THE BIBLE

WHY SHOULDN'T YOU READ THE BIBLE?
BECAUSE THE HERO DIES IN THE MIDDLE.

Submitter comment: THE INFORMANT HEARD THIS ON CAMPUS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL ; RELIGION

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 01-00-1965

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NO SELF-CONTROL

WHY IS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY SURROUNDED BY WATER?
SHE RAISED HER HAND, BUT THE TEACHER SAID NO.

Submitter comment: I HEARD THIS, AND HAVE REPEATED IT A GREAT MANY TIMES SINCE,
IN HIGH SCHOOL--SOMETIME BETWEEN 1940 AND 1943

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 05-00-1965

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EMPTY

WHY IS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY SO HOLLOW?
YOU WOULD BE TOO, IF YOU HAD GIVEN BIRTH TO A NATION,

Submitter comment: I HEARD THIS WHEN I WAS STILL IN HIGH SCHOOL
SOMETIME BETWEEN 1940 AND 1943

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 05-00-1965

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RIDDLE

WHAT IS THE GREATEST BUS IN THE WORLD?
COLUMBUS

Where learned: SAINT LEONARD SCHOOL ; DETROIT, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL ; NAME HISTORICAL FIGURE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

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RIDDLE

WHERE WAS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDECE SIGNED?
ON THE BOTTOM

Where learned: SAINT LEONARD SCHOOL ; DETROIT, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 09-29-1965

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RIDDLE QUESTION

WHAT DID PAUL REVERE SAY WHEN HE ENDED HIS FAMOUS RIDE?
WHOA}

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-16-1969

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
HIAWATHA
HIAWATHA WHO?
HIAWATHA A GOOD GIRL BEFORE I MET YOU. ( I WAS A )

Submitter comment: LEARNED THIS JOKE AT BRIDGE GAME

Where learned: OHIO ; WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL ; NAME

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-07-1967

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SAINT SANGENNARO

THE ROCK, ON WHICH ST. SANGENNARO WAS BEHEADED, IS KEPT IN A GLASS
CASE IN THE CHURCH NAMED AFTER HIM IN NAPLES, ITALY. EVERY SPRING AN
AUTUMN THE BLOOD ON THE ROCK LIQUIFIES. IF IT FAILS TO LIQUIFY IT
PORTENDS A DISASTER. IT FAILED TO LIQUIFY BEFORE WORLD WAR 1 ,
WORLD WAR 2, AND THE KOREAN WAR. IT ALSO DIDN'T LIQUIFY IN 1963, THE
YEAR THAT THE INFORMANT SAW IT.

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Updated by TRD

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): BLOOD ; HISTORICAL ; OMEN ; Portent ; RELIGION ; Rock ; Saint Sangennaro ; SIGN ; SYMBOL

Subject headings: Observation
Favorites
PROSE NARRATIVE -- Religious hero

Date learned: 11-23-1968 ; 00-00-1963

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SAINT BRENDON OF IRELAND

A SAINT MENTIONED IN THE SAGAS OF VIKINGS THIS LEGENDARY CHARACTER
SAILED TO THE NEW WORLD ON THREE OCCASIONS IN THE SIXTH CENTURY.
HE IS MENTIONED IN SPANISH MAPS (THE GREAT NAVIGATOR OF THE TIME )
WHERE HE IS CREDITED WITH THE DISCOVERY OF MANY ISLANDS. ON HIS
FIRST TRY, HE TRAVELED TO GREENLAND (WHERE THE REMAINS OF A CHURCH
IS STILL IN EXISTENCE.) HIS SECOND TRIP TOOK HIM TO NOVA SCOTIA
AND ON HIS FINAL TRIP, HE JOURNEYED TO THE MAINLAND ALL THE WAY DOWN
TO FLORIDA, WHERE HE FOUND ANOTHER IRISHMAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HISTORICAL ; RELIGION

James Callow Keyword(s): BRENDAN ; IRONY ; SURPRISE ENDING

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Religious hero

Date learned: 02-01-1968

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SNAKE LEGEND

IN THE MOUNTAINS OF ITALY, THERE WERE MANY MAGICAL GOLDEN SNAKES.
THESE SNAKES WOULD HIDE THEMSELVES FROM THE OTHER ANIMALS. AS WELL A
FROM PEOPLE. ONLY A VERY LUCKY PERSON WILL EVER SEE ONE. HOWEVER, IF
A PERSON IS LUCKY ENOUGH TO SEE ONE OF THESE SNAKES, THEN HE SHOULD
TALK TO IT AND NOT BE AFRAID. THE SNAKE WILL THEN DISAPPEAR. BUT
LEAVE BEHIND HIS GOLDEN SKIN. THIS SKIN IS WORTH MILLIONS OF DOLLARS
NOWADAYS, YOU WON'T FIND BUT A FEW OF THESE SNAKES LIVING BECAUSE
MANY STRANGERS WHO HAVE COME TO THE MOUNTAINS HAVE FRIGHTENED THEM
AWAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS ; HISTORICAL

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Animal

Date learned: 09-20-1969

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"AUTOGRAPH"

REMEMBER GRANT,
REMEMBER LEE,
THE HECK WITH THEM,
REMEMBER ME.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): GRANT, ULYSSES S. ; HUMOR ; LEE, ROBERT E. ; QUATRAIN ; REMEMBRANCE

James Callow Keyword(s): CIVIL WAR GENERALS ; HISTORICAL ; INITIAL ITERATION ; METER: IAMBS

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Remember me

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE QUESTION

WHAT DID GEORGE WASHINGTON SAY WHEN HIS FATHER ASKED WHO CHOPPED
DOWN THE CHERRY TREE?
HE SAID, "I CANNOT TELL A LIE, POPEYE DID IT."

Submitter comment: "POPEYE" IS A PUN ON "POP, I" THEREFORE A DOUBLE MEANING

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): CONUNDRUM ; GEORGE WASHINGTON ; HISTORICAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 03-01-1970

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RIDDLE

WHAT DID BEN FRANKLIN SAY WHEN HE DISCOVERED ELECTRICITY?
HOW SHOCKING}

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): CONUNDRUM ; FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN ; HISTORICAL ; RIDDLING QUESTION

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-27-1967

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War Cries

Geronimo! & Bombs Away!

Data entry tech comment:

Entered by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Bomb ; Historical References ; Holler ; Narrative ; Rally Cry ; Saying ; WAR ; War Cry

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- War cries

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