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DO YOU KNOW A MAN IS MADE UP OF USELESS PARTS?

AN ADAM'S APPLE THAT IS NOT AN APPLE.
TWO CALVES THAT NEVER BECOME COWS.
TWENTY NAILS THAT WILL NOT HOLD BOARDS.
A CHEST THAT WILL NOT HOLD LINEN.
TWO TITS THAT WILL NOT GIVE MILK.
A BELLY BUTTON THAT WILL NOT BUTTON.
AN ASS THAT WILL NOT PULL A PLOW.
TWO BALLS THAT WILL NOT ROLL.
AN ORGAN THAT WILL NOT PLAY.
WHAT ARE YOU SMILING ABOUT?
YOU HAVE A PUSSY THAT WILL NOT CATCH MICE.

Submitter comment: THIS IS WRITTEN OUT ON PAPER AND GIVEN TO A GIRL BY ANOTHER GIRL.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; ROYAL OAK

James Callow Keyword(s): PARADOXES IN SLANG

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
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Date learned: CA00001977

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