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UNDER THE SHEETS

A PERSON IS ASKED TO NAME HIS FAVORITE SONGS, BUT
TO ADD TO THEM THE PHRASE "UNDER THE SHEETS,"
THUS CREATING A DIFFERENT MEANING TO THE TITLE,
AND THEREFORE PROVIDING HUMOR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; JACKSON

James Callow Keyword(s): NAMING GAME ; TITLES

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Mental Activity

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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NAME FAMOUS PEOPLE

EXCERPT IS READ FROM A BOOK, AND THE FIRST LETTER OF
EACH WORD IS WRITTEN IN ONE COLUMN, AND THEN IN A
SECOND COLUMN. THE OBJECT OF THE GAME THEN, IS TO
THINK OF PEOPLES' NAMES HAVING INITIALS THAT
CORRESPOND TO THE LETTERS OF THE COLUMN.
EXAMPLE:
IN VERTICAL ORDER: T H E Q U I C K B R O W N
(NEXT TO THE LETTER C IS THE NAME CONRAD)
IN VERTICAL ORDER IN THE NEXT COLUMN: F O X JUMPED
NEXT TO THE LETTER P IS THE NAME PATRICK (DISC JOCKEY)
THE REST OF LAST COLUMN READS: O V E R
NEXT TO THE LETTER R IN THE FIRST COLUMN IS THE NAME
ROY AND NEXT TO THE O IN THE WORD OVER IN THE SECOND
COLUMN IS THE NAME ORBISON (A SINGER)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DEARBORN HEIGHTS

James Callow Keyword(s): NAMING GAME

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Memory

Date learned: 03-02-1970

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