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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS IT THAT WOMEN DON'T HAVE AND DON'T WANT? MEN CONSIDER IT
A FINE THING TO HAVE, BUT ONCE THEY HAVE IT THEY TRY TO GET RID OF
IT?
A: A BEARD.

Submitter comment: DIRECTLY TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A) ; PERSONS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-01-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: THEY HEAR EVERYTHING, BUT TELL IT TO NO ONE.
A: EARS.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

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

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: DVIEM PUPOM VISAZ LAUKAZ APSEJA. - TWO SEEDS, SOW A WHOLE FIELD.
A: AKIMIS - WITH YOUR EYES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CAUSAL ; NATURAL PHENOMENA (Q) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

James Callow Keyword(s): IMAGINATION

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 03-06-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS BETWEEN YOUR HAT AND YOUR HEAD?
A: HAIR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PARTS OF THE BODY (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; WEARABLE (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: THOUGH THEY ARE EASILY CARRIED, THEY CAN NEVER BE COUNTED.
A: HAIR.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

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

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: TAKE 5 FROM 5 AND YOU STILL HAVE 5.
A: A HAND IN A GLOVE.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): NUMBERS AND MEASUREMENTS (Q) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS NEVER SEEN BUT OFTEN CHANGES?
A: YOUR MIND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT ROOF NEVER KEEPS OUT THE WET?
A: THE ROOF OF YOUR MOUTH.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): BUILDINGS (Q) ; NATURAL PHENOMENA (Q) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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SAYING (RIDDLE)

Q: NO MATTER HOW SMART YOU ARE, WHAT IS SOMETHING YOU ALWAYS
OVERLOOK?
A: YOUR NOSE.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS THE SHORTEST BRIDGE IN THE WORLD?
A: THE BRIDGE OF YOUR NOSE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): METAPHORICAL ; PARTICULAR AREAS (Q) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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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: A RED ROOSTER WHICH JUMPS AROUND AND OVER THE WHITE FENCES.
A: THE TONGUE.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANIMALS (Q) ; METAPHORICAL ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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TRUE RIDDLE

Q: WHAT GOES ALL OVER THE HOUSE BUT NEVER TOUCHES ANYTHING?
A: YOUR VOICE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

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

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-02-1970

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT DO YOU ALWAYS TAKE OFF LAST BEFORE YOU GET INTO BED?
A: YOU TAKE YOUR FEET OFF THE FLOOR.

Data entry tech comment: TWO VARIANTS IN U OF D FOLKLORE 5 X 8 CARD FILES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; FURNITURE (Q) ; LITERAL ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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