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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS TEETH BUT NEVER BITES?
A: A COMB

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS ONE EYE AND CAN'T SEE?
A: A NEEDLE.

Where learned: SAINT LEONARD SCHOOL

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS ONE EYE BUT CANNOT SEE?
A: A NEEDLE.

Where learned: OHIO ; TOLEDO

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

WHAT HAS AN EYE BUT CANNOT SEE?
A: A NEEDLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 09-30-1967

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RIDDLE

Q: NAKED ITSELF YET IT DRESSES OTHERS.
A: A NEEDLE.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; STATES OF BEING (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT ALWAYS HAS AN EYE OPEN, BUT NEVER SEES A THING?
A: A NEEDLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; CAUSAL ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-05-1967

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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: MAZA MOTERELE VISAZ PASAULIZ APRENGIA. - A SMALL WOMAN DRESSES
THE WHOLE WORLD.
A: A NEEDLE. - ADATA

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; METAPHORICAL ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PERSONS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 03-08-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: VERY NICE, VERY NEAT -/ HAS TEETH, CANNOT EAT.
A: A COMB

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLITERATION ; ASSONANCE ; REPETITION

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

Date learned: 09-29-1967

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RIDDLE IN VERSE

Q: I'VE MANY TEETH BUT I DON'T BITE/ IN FACT, I KEEP YOU LOOKING
RIGHT.
A: A COMB

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

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

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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RIDDLE IN VERSE

Q: I HAVE ONE PERFECT EYE/ BUT STILL I CANNOT SEE/ AND YET THAT ONE
GOOD EYE/ IS USEFUL AS CAN BE.
A: A NEEDLE

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q)

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

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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RIDDLE - THE CAKE

Q: YOU'LL EAT THIS CAKE WITH GREAT REGRET-/ IT'S GOOD FOR NOTHING
UNTIL WET.
A: A BAR OF SOAP

Submitter comment:

I FOUND THIS ACTIVITY BOOK IN THE ATTIC.
FROM: "LOTS OF THINGS TO DO"
(AKRON, OHIO: THE SAALFIELD PUBLISHING CO., 1951) THE PAGES ARE
NOT NUMBERED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; EATABLES (Q) ; EATABLES (Q) ; NOTION ITEMS (A)

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

Date learned: 08-00-1964

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