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POLISH JOKE

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WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN YOU SEE AN ORANGE SEWER PLATE ON THE
STREET? A POLISH HOWARD JOHNSON'S.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

James Callow Keyword(s): HOWARD JOHNSON'S RESTAURANTS HAVE ORANGE COLORED TILE ROOFS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 02-00-1980

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WHY DO POLLACKS PAINT THEIR GARBAGE CANS TURQUOISE AND
ORANGE?
SO THEY FEEL LIKE THEIR EATING AT HOWARD JOHNSON'S.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): Ethnic Slurs ; GARBAGE ; Howard Johnson ; JOKE ; POLISH ; Restaurant ; RIDDLE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 02-00-1972

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