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THERE IS A GIRL IN A BUTCHER SHOP IN CINCINNATI WHO IS
6 FEET 8 INCHES TALL, HAS A 42 INCH WAIST, AND WEARS
NUMBER 12 SHOES. WHAT DOES SHE WEIGH?
-- SHE WEIGHS MEAT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT COLLECTORS HOME

Keyword(s): TRANSATIVE AND INTRANSATIVE VERB MEANING "TO WEIGH."

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-0000

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RIDDLE QUESTION

THERE WAS A BUTCHER IN CHICAGO THAT WAS 5 FEET 10 INCHES
TALL. HE HAD BROWN HAIR AND BROWN EYES. HE WORE A SIZE
16 SHIRT AND A SIZE 10 SHOE. WHAT DID HE WEIGHT?
-- MEAT - HE WAS THE BUTCHER.

Where learned: HOME ; TOLD AT

Keyword(s): TRANSATIVE AND INTRANSATIVE VERB MEANING "TO WEIGH."

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 11-18-1968

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RIDDLE

IF A BUTCHER IS 5 FEET 7 INCHES TALL AND WEARS A SIZE
10 SHOE, AND IS 34 INCHES AROUND THE WAIST, WHAT DOES
HE WEIGH?
-- MEAT

Where learned: HOME ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; TOLD AT

Keyword(s): TRANSATIVE AND INTRANSATIVE VERB MEANING "TO WEIGH."

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 03-00-1968

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