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PRETENDED OBSCENE RIDDLE

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Q: WHAT IS A FOUR LETTER WORD FOR INTERCOURSE?
A: TALK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): AN ACTION (A) ; COMMUNICATION (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL

James Callow Keyword(s): SEX

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 09-00-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT ARE PEOPLE ALWAYS WILLING TO SHARE?
A: WORK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (A) ; CATCH ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; PERSONS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 09-20-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: IF YOU HAVE A DUCK BEFORE 2 DUCKS AND A DUCK BEHIND 2 DUCKS,
AND A DUCK IN THE MIDDLE , HOW MANY DUCKS DO YOU HAVE?
A: 3 DUCKS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Sterling Heights

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; ANIMAL (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; PUZZLE

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHO ALWAYS GOES TO BED WITH HIS SHOES ON?
A: A HORSE

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

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; WEARABLE (Q) ; WISDOM

James Callow Keyword(s): HORSESHOES

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: LIBA DIENG, ZIBA NAKTIZ. IT SHINES BY DAY, IT SHINES BY NIGHT.
A: LANGAS - A WINDOW.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): HARDWARE (A) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; STATE OF BEING (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS SMALLER THAN AN ANT S MOUTH?
A: HIS TEETH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): INSECTS (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

James Callow Keyword(s): PROPORTION RELATIVITY SIZE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-22-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: IF LITTLE INDIAN IS THE SON OF BIG INDIAN, BUT BIG INDIAN IS
NOT LITTLE INDIAN'S FATHER, WHO IS BIG INDIAN?
A: HIS MOTHER.

Submitter comment: TOLD TO ME WHILE IN THE STUDENT UNION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; PERSONS (A) ; PERSONS (Q) ; PUZZLE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 03-05-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: NOT AND SHOT FOUGHT A DUEL. NOT WAS SHOT AND SHOT WAS NOT. NOW
WOULD YOU RATHER BE SHOT OR NOT?
A: SHOT - FOR NOT WAS SHOT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HARPER WOODS

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; PERSONS (A) ; PERSONS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 12-02-1967

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT BUILDING HAS THE MOST STORIES?
A: LIBRARY

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BUILDING (A) ; BUILDING - LIBRARY (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1955

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RIDDLE

Q: COTO JEST?/ MA WASIKI, PAZURY/ LOWI MYSZY I SCZURY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; ANIMAL (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; VERSE RIDDLE

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

Q: COTO JEST?/ BIEGA PO DWORZE I SZCZEKA/ A CZASEM IKASI CZTOWIEKA.

Where learned: DETROIT ; MICHIGAN, ASSUMED

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANIMALS (A) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; PERSON (Q)

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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