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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
SIXA
SIXA WHO?
SIXA ONE-HALF DOZEN OF ANOTHER.

Where learned: UNKNOWN

Keyword(s): SIX OF ONE

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

Date learned: 11-24-1967

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POLISH JOKE

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WHAT IS A POLISH SEVEN COURSE DINNER? A POUND OF BALONY AND A
SIX PACK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; SOUTHFIELD

James Callow Keyword(s): BALOGNA ; SIX PACK: SLANG FOR 6 CANS (USUALLY OF BEER) BOUND TOGETHER

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 02-00-1980

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Proverb

Six of one, half dozen of another

Submitter comment:

My pet answer to probably any question put to me.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

James Callow comment:

Question mark next to Collector's comment.

Original BN [V600] crossed out. Replaced wtih current classification.

MM Six...another CO [THIS IS] my pet answer to...

Located in pile marked Duplicates and Other Rejects

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ;

Keyword(s): Choice ; Dozen ; Either ; Half ; Indifference ; One ; Six

James Callow Keyword(s): NUMBERS

Subject headings: PROVERB -- Proverbial Metaphor

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Retort

If six turned out to be nine, then I don't mind.

Submitter comment:

Said in reply to ridiculous questions.

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James Callow comment:

The question [When Said?] is written next to the collector's comment.

Keyword(s): COMEBACK ; Nine ; NUMBERS ; RETORT ; RHYME ; SARCASM ; Six ; Wisecrack ; Wit

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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Jump Rope Rhyme

First grade babies
Second grade tots
Third grade angles
Fourth grade snots
Fifth grade peaches
Sixth grade plums
All the rest are dirty bums.

Data entry tech comment:

Motifs added by TRD

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

Keyword(s): ANGELS ; Babies ; Bums ; COUNTING ; Entertainment ; Fifth ; First ; Fourth ; FRUIT ; GAME ; Jump Rope ; Language ; Peaches ; Plums ; RHYME ; Second ; Sixth ; Snots ; Third ; Tots

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Verse Game Verse

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