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HANDLESS - A PRIVATIONAL RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS TWO ARMS BUT NO HANDS?
A: AN ARMCHAIR.

Submitter comment: HEARD BY INFORMANT FIVE YEARS AGO.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; HUNTINGTON WOODS

Keyword(s): FURNITURE (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 10-28-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS ARMS BUT CANNOT REACH?
A: AN ARMCHAIR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; BIRMINGHAM

Keyword(s): FURNITURE (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS FOUR LEGS AND ONE FOOT?
A: A BED.

Data entry tech comment: 4 OTHER EXAMPLES IN THE 5 X 8 CARD FILES.

Where learned: TEXAS ; EDINBUROUGH

Keyword(s): FURNITURE (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

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RIDDLE

Q: IT HAS A HEAD, BUT IT CAN NOT THINK./ IT HAS FOUR FEET, BUT IT
CAN NOT WALK./ WHAT IS IT?
A: A BED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FURNITURE (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS 4 LEGS AND CAN NOT WALK?
A: A BED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): FURNITURE (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS TWO ARMS AND NO HANDS?
A: A CHAIR.

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

Where learned: RUSSELL INDUSTRIAL CENTER

Keyword(s): FURNITURE (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 12-03-1967

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT HAS FINGERS AND THUMBS BUT NO ARMS?
A: GLOVES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CLOTHES (A) ; PARTS OF THE BODY (Q) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-22-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: ILE ICMLE, NE NE, A XOGUMLE I DE.
Q: DOESN'T EAT, DOESN'T DRINK, BUT RUNS AND RINGS.
A: CLOCK.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT RECEIVED INFORMATION FROM GRANDMOTHER IN UKRAINE

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; HOUSEHOLD ITEMS (A) ; PRIVATIONAL OPPOSITIONAL

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

Date learned: 10-14-1967

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