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Ethnic Joke: Hollander

Hollander Joke:

When the Hollanders bury their dead, they bury them standing up with the top half sticking out of the grave. These are used as the tombstones.

Submitter comment:

This joke was told to me by a boy from Flanders.

Hollander jokes are typical in Belgium.

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James Callow comment:

Written in the bottom left of the card: Does this imply that the Hollanders are cheap? A response in different handwriting (probably the collector's): YES!!

Where learned: BELGIUM

Keyword(s): BURIAL ; DEATH ; ETHNIC ; Funeral ; GRAVEYARD ; Headstones ; Holland ; Hollander ; Offensive ; Tasteless

James Callow Keyword(s): Hollander

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Ill humor Ridicule Mockery

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Doll Joke:

Negro Doll: Wind it up and it moves into your neighborhood.

Submitter comment:

From his friend, Brian.

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Where learned: HOME

Keyword(s): Doll ; JOKE ; NEGRO ; Neighborhood ; RACISM ; Racist ; Slur ; Tasteless ; Wind-up

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
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What's long, black, and smelly?
The unemployment line.
What's black, has white eyes and knocks on glass?
A nigger in a microwave.

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Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): African American ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1990

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A white man and his family bought a dog from a black family.
The man bragged about how well the dog was trained. One day
the dog jumped on the couch. The white man shouted, "Rex,
get down!" The dog started dancing.

What do you call a black doctor?
A nigger.

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"Get down" is slang that means to dance.
 

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Where learned: WORK ; POLICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1990

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What do you call a black doctor?
A nigger.

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Where learned: WORK ; POLICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; Racist ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1990

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Why put a coon on the moon by three?
When you can put his ass in a tree by noon!
What looks good on a nigger?
A police dog!
Why do black people smell?
So blind people can hate them too!

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Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; ON A BUS

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1960

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What do you get when you cross a Black and an Irishman?
A lepracoon.
What do you call a black man in a tree?
A branch manager.

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Where learned: DETROIT ; ON A BUS

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; Irish ; JOKE ; Offensive ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

James Callow Keyword(s): Leprechaun

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1990

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Why do blacks keep their fly open?
In case they want to count to eleven!
What did Lincoln say after his five-day drunk?
I freed who?!
Why do blacks wear wide brim hats?
So pigeons can't shit on their lips!

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Where learned: NAVY ; VIRGINIA ; On the base

Keyword(s): African American ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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What do you call a woman in the army? A W.A.C.
What do you call a Black woman in the army? A waccoon!
Why do blacks always have sex on their minds?
Because of the pubic hairs on their heads!

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Where learned: KENTUCKY ; Army

Keyword(s): African American ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1987

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Is it better to be born black or gay?
Black, because you don't have to tell your parents.
Who are the two most famous black women in history?
Aunt Jemima and Mutha Fucker!

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Where learned: DETROIT ; OFFICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; GAY ; HOMOSEXUAL ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1984

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What's the most confusing day in Harlem?
Father's Day!
What do you get when you cross a gay Eskimo and a Black?
A snowblower that doesn't work!

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Where learned: NEW YORK ; Air Force

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1991

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What do you call lipstick for blacks?
Mop and glow.
What do they do with dead blacks in Florida?
They skin them and use them for wetsuits!

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Where learned: DETROIT ; OFFICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKES ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1991

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How do you know Adam and Eve weren't black?
Ever try takin' ribs away from a nigger!
Did you hear about the little black kid who had diarrhea?
He thought he was melting.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; WORK

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1992

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Your mama is so black, when she goes to night school the
teacher marks her absent!
Who won the race down the tunnel, the black or the pollack?
The pole because the black had to stop and write "Mutha Fucker"
on the wall!

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Where learned: SCHOOL ; MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKE ; Momma ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1991

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What do you get when you cross a nigger and a groundhog?
Six more weeks of basketball season!

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Where learned: DETROIT ; OFFICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1992

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Why did God create the climax?
So the niggers would know when to stop fucking!

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Where learned: DETROIT

Keyword(s): African American ; Bigot ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; SEX ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1991

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What do you call a nigger in Thailand?
A tycoon.

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Where learned: DETROIT ; OFFICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Black ; JOKE ; Offensive ; PUN ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Tasteless ; THAILAND

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1991

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Did you hear that the K.K.K. bought the movie rights to
"Roots"?
They're going to play it backwards so it will have a happy ending.

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James Callow comment:

"Roots," the novel by Alex Haley, was also a highly successful
television series. It began with slavery and moved toward
emancipation.

Where learned: DETROIT ; OFFICE

Keyword(s): African American ; Black ; JOKE ; KKK ; Movie ; Offensive ; Pop Culture ; RACISM ; Racist ; RIDDLE ; Slavery ; Stereotype ; Tasteless

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question
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Date learned: 01-00-1990

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