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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHY DO THE FIREMEN WEAR SUSPENDERS?
ANSWER: TO KEEP THEIR PANTS UP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PANTS (A) ; SUSPENDERS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHY DOES UNCLE SAM WEAR RED - WHITE - AND - BLUE
SUSPENDERS?
ANSWER: TO HOLD HIS PANTS UP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PANTS (A) ; SUSPENDERS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHY DOES A FIREMAN WEAR RED SUSPENDERS?
ANSWER: TO KEEP HIS PANTS UP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FERNDALE

Keyword(s): PANTS (A) ; SUSPENDERS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHY DID THE FIREMAN WEAR RED SUSPENDERS?
ANSWER: TO HOLD HIS PANTS UP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PANTS (A) ; SUSPENDERS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHY DOES A FIREMAN WEAR RED SUSPENDERS?
ANSWER: TO HOLD UP HIS PANTS.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

Keyword(s): PANTS (A) ; SUSPENDERS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-00-1968

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHY DO FIREMEN WEAR RED SUSPENDERS?
ANSWER: TO HOLD UP THEIR PANTS.

Where learned: BUFFALO ; NEW YORK

Keyword(s): PANTS (A) ; SUSPENDERS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1960

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHY DOES UNCLE SAM WEAR RED, WHITE, AND BLUE
SUSPENDERS?
ANSWER: TO HOLD UP HIS PANTS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): PANTS (A) ; SUSPENDERS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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Autograph Rhyme

Autograph rhyme;

Yours till the Mississippi wears rubber pants.

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Keyword(s): AUTOGRAPH ; Mississippi ; Pants ; PUN ; RHYME ; River ; Rubber ; Signature ; VERSE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music

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Autograph Rhyme

Album Verse:

Yours till the Atlantic ocean wears rubber pants to keep its bottom dry.

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Keyword(s): Album ; Atlantic ; AUTOGRAPH ; Ocean ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN ; Rubber Pants ; SEA ; Signature ; VERSE ; WORDPLAY

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music

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Salutation

Yours till the ocean wears rubber pants to keep its bottom dry.

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James Callow comment:

Leave-Talking?

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Album ; AUTOGRAPH ; Devotion ; Farewell ; Ocean ; Pants ; PLAY ON WORDS ; PUN ; Rubber ; Salutation ; Signature ; WORDPLAY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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BELIEF

THERE ARE CUFFS ON PANTS BECAUSE ENGLISH GENTLEMAN FARMERS USED
TO ROLL UP THEIR TROUSERS WHEN THEY WENT TO WORK IN THE FIELDS.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): Cuffed ; English ; Farmers ; Fashion ; Functions ; Menswear ; Origin ; Pants

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Work Commerce Business

Date learned: 11-05-1968

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