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POLLACK JOKE

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WHY DOES IT ONLY TAKE TWO PALLBEARERS AT A POLISH
FUNERAL?
IT ONLY TAKES TWO PEOPLE TO CARRY A GARBAGE CAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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HOW CAN YOU TELL THE GROOM AT A POLISH WEDDING?
HE'S THE ONE WITH THE CLEAN BOWLING SHIRT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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HOW CAN YOU TELL THE BRIDE AT A POLISH WEDDING?
SHE HAS SEQUINS ON HER SNEAKERS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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THEN THERE'S THE POLLACK WHO LEARNED KARATE IN THE ARMY
AND CHOPPED OFF HIS HEAD SALUTING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT'S A GARBAGE TRUCK WITH ITS HEADLIGHTS ON?
POLISH HEARSE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT DO YOU CALL 2000 POLISH PARATROOPERS?
AIR POLLUTION.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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IF A DOG HOWLS IT MEANS SOMEBODY IS GOING TO DIE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: Observation

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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SUPERSTITION

IF A PICTURE FALLS OFF THE WALL IT MEANS A DEATH IN THE FAMILY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: Observation

Date learned: 05-00-1965

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IF A BIRD FLIES INTO THE HOUSE IT MEANS SOMEONE IS GOING
TO DIE. I REMEMBER WHEN WE JUST MOVED INTO OUR HOUSE
THERE WAS SOMETHING LOOSE IN IT. MY MOTHER WAS REALLY
RELIEVED TO FIND IT WAS A SQUIRREL, NOT A BIRD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: Observation

Date learned: DATE NOT RECORDED BY COLLECTOR.

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT DO YOU CALL 200 POLLACKS IN SWIMMING?
WATER POLLUTION.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHY DOES A POLLACK WALK AROUND WITH MANURE ON HIS
SHOULDER?
TWO HEADS ARE BETTER THAN ONE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT'S RED, PINK, YELLOW, POLKA DOT, HORIZONTAL AND
VERTICAL?
A WELL DRESSED POLLACK ON HIS WAY TO CHURCH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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POLLACK'S BEHIND?
A BRAIN SURGEON.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT DO YOU CALL A DOCTOR WHO DELIVERS POLISH BABIES?
A DOPE PEDDLER.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A POLLACK AND A BUCKET
OF MANURE?
THE BUCKET.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT'S THE BEST WAY TO KILL A POLLACK?
ROLL A NICKEL DOWN THE EXPRESSWAY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE FLAMINGOS WHO GOT MARRIED?
NO.
THEY PUT TWO PINK POLLACKS ON THEIR FRONT LAWN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT'S THE BEST PLACE TO HIDE SOMETHING FROM A POLLACK?
UNDER THE SOAP.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHAT TAKES FIVE MINUTES AND LASTS NINE MONTHS?
A POLLACK'S BATH.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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POLLACK JOKE

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WHY AREN'T THERE MANY SUICIDES IN HAMTRAMCK (MICHIGAN)?
IT'S HARD TO FALL OUT OF BASEMENT WINDOWS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN, ASSUMED ; PLEASANT RIDGE

James Callow Keyword(s): HAMTRAMCK IS A PREDOMINENTLY POLISH COMMUNITY.

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Stupid man or woman

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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