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RIDDLE

WHY DOES A COW WEAR A BELL AROUND HER NECK?
ANSWER: HER HORN DOESN'T WORK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: COWS ; RIDDLING QUESTION

James Callow Keyword(s): ALLUSION TO HORNS ON AUTOMOBILES ; PUN ON HORN

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

HOW CAN YOU HAVE A SET OF TEETH INSERTED FREE OF CHARGE?
TEASE A BULLDOG.

Where learned: NOT GIVEN

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: DOGS ; RIDDLING QUESTION

James Callow Keyword(s): EUPHEMISM FOR DOG BITE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-23-1968

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RIDDLE

WHY IS A RIVER RICH?
ANSWER: BECAUSE IT HAS TWO BANKS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): CONUNDRUM ; RIDDLING QUESTION

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN ON BANK

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

WHAT DO YOU CALL A CAT THAT DRINKS LEMONADE?
A SOURPUSS}

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: CATS ; DEFINITION ; RIDDLING QUESTION

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

"WHY IS SLIPPING ON A BANANA PEEL LIKE MUSIC?"
"BECAUSE YOU'LL BE FLAT IF YOU DON'T SEE SHARP}"

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; DORM

Keyword(s): BANANAPEEL ; FRUIT: BANANAS ; MUSIC: INTERVALS ; RIDDLING QUESTION

James Callow Keyword(s): LOOK SHARP ; PUN

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

WHY IS BOWLING A QUIET GAME?
YOU CAN HEAR A PIN DROP.

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): GAMES: BOWLING ; RIDDLING QUESTION

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Phrase
RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 09-30-1967

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RIDDLE

WHAT DID BEN FRANKLIN SAY WHEN HE DISCOVERED ELECTRICITY?
HOW SHOCKING}

Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): CONUNDRUM ; FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN ; HISTORICAL ; RIDDLING QUESTION

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-27-1967

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