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Joke - Riddle

Whats green and sings?

Answer: Elvis Parsley

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Keyword(s): Elvis Presley ; Herb ; JOKE ; Parsley ; PLAY ON WORDS ; Pub ; RIDDLE ; Saying

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

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PARSLEY BELIEF

A WOMAN WILL LOSE HER HUSBAND IF SHE TRANSPLANTS
PARSLEY.

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HER MOTHER BELIEVED THIS, AND ATTRIBUTED THE PREMATURE
DEATHS OF SEVERAL NEIGHBORS TO THEIR WIVES TRANSPLANTING
PARSLEY.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; DEATH ; GARDENING ; HUSBAND ; Parsley ; SUPERSTITION ; Transplant ; Wife

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Plant

Date learned: 03-10-1968

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