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MIZSLE = LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: MAZAS PUODELIS, SKANI KOSELE - A SMALL POT, TASTY PORRIDGE.
A: A NUT. (RIESUTAS)

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): EATABLES AND DRINKS (A) ; METAPHORICAL ; UTENSILS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 03-08-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: ROUND AS AN APPLE, DEEP AS A CUP, AND IN THE MIDDLE IT GOES
FLIPPETY-FLOP.
A: A CHURN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; WARREN

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; EATABLES (Q) ; LITERAL ; UTENSILS (A) ; UTENSILS (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 09-16-1969

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TRUE RIDDLE

Q: A HOUSEFUL, A SPOONFUL,/ YOU CAN'T CATCH A SPOONFUL.
A: SMOKE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT BELIEVES SHE HEARD IT FROM HER SON WHEN HE WAS ATTENDING
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT LEAST FIFTEEN YEARS AGO. SHE ALSO REMEMBERS
IT BEING REPEATED BY A CUB SCOUT WHILE SHE WAS DEN MOTHER ABOUT
1956.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; BUILDINGS (Q) ; NATURAL PHENOMENA (A) ; UTENSILS (Q)

James Callow Keyword(s): ROOMFUL?

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

Date learned: 10-20-1971

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