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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: KAS JUODAS NEDAZYTAS? - WHAT IS BLACK AND UNPAINTED?
A: VARNA. - A CROW.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; LITERAL ; STATE OF BEING (Q) AND COLOR

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 03-08-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: IF YOU HAVE A DUCK BEFORE 2 DUCKS AND A DUCK BEHIND 2 DUCKS,
AND A DUCK IN THE MIDDLE , HOW MANY DUCKS DO YOU HAVE?
A: 3 DUCKS.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; Sterling Heights

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; ANIMAL (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; PUZZLE

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHO ALWAYS GOES TO BED WITH HIS SHOES ON?
A: A HORSE

Data entry tech comment: ANOTHER EXAMPLE IN THE 5 X 8 CARD FILES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; WEARABLE (Q) ; WISDOM

James Callow Keyword(s): HORSESHOES

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS IT THAT GOES AROUND ALL DAY GRUNTING WITHOUT BEING SICK,
AND IS ALWAYS LOOKING FOR SOMETHING WITHOUT HAVING LOST ANYTHING?
A: A PIG.

Submitter comment: DIRECTLY TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANIMAL (A) ; ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; WISDOM

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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RIDDLE

Q: IF YOU LIVED IN A HOUSE, ALL FOUR SIDES OF WHICH HAD A SOUTHERN
EXPOSURE. WHAT COLOR WOULD BE THE BEAR WHICH WALKED BY?
A: WHITE - HE WOULD BE A POLAR BEAR AT THE NORTH POLE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; ANIMAL AND BUILDING (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITONAL

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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TRUE RIDDLE

Q: IT IS BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER.
A: AN EMBARRASSED ZEBRA.

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT ; RENO HALL LOBBY

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; LITERAL ; NATURAL PHENOMENON (Q) COLOR

James Callow Keyword(s): NEWSPAPER RIDDLE, VARIAN OF ; SPELLING: RED FOR READ

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 10-01-1968

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS BLACK AND WHITE AND RED ALL OVER?
A: A ZEBRA WITH A SUNBURN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; METAPHORICAL ; STATE OF BEING - COLOR (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 11-00-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT KEY IS THE HARDEST TO TURN?
A: A DONKEY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; PLAYGROUND

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; HARDWARE (Q) ; METAPHORICAL NONOPPOSITIONAL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

Q: COTO JEST?/ MA WASIKI, PAZURY/ LOWI MYSZY I SCZURY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; ANIMAL (Q) ; LITERAL NONOPPOSITIONAL ; VERSE RIDDLE

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

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHAT DO GIRAFFES HAVE THAT NO OTHER ANIMALS HAVE?
ANSWER: LITTLE GIRAFFES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; HAVE (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00-00-1965

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHAT DOES A HIPPOPOTAMUS HAVE THAT NO OTHER
ANIMAL HAS?
ANSWER: BABY HIPPOPOTAMI.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; HAVE (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-00-1968

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHAT DO HIPPOPOTAMI HAVE THAT NO OTHER ANIMAL HAVE?
ANSWER: BABY HIPPOPOTAMI.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; HAVE (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: NOT GIVEN BY COLLECTOR

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RIDDLE

QUESTION: WHAT IS IT THAT DOGS HAVE THAT NOTHING ELSE HAS?
ANSWER: PUPPIES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMAL (A) ; HAVE (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-00-1967

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