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LUCK

AN ELEPHANT WITH ITS TRUNK TURNED UP IS GOOD LUCK, WITH HIS TRUNK
DOWN IS BAD LUCK.

Submitter comment: THIS ELEPHANT MAY BE A FIGURINE, A TOY ETC.

Where learned: ; COLLECTORS HOME

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: ELEPHANTS

James Callow Keyword(s): POSITION DIRECTION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Mammal
BELIEF -- Good luck P881.31
BELIEF -- Bad luck P882.31

Date learned: 03-10-1970

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RIDDLE

WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN YOU CROSS AN ELEPHANT AND A COW?
PEANUT BUTTER.

Submitter comment: LEARNED FROM A FRIEND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: COWS ; ANIMALS: ELEPHANTS ; RIDDLE JOKE: CROSSING ONE THING WITH ANOTHER

James Callow Keyword(s): HYBRID

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 10-13-1967

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ELEPHANT JOKE

WHAT WAS THE ELEPHANT DOING ON THE HIGHWAY?
OH, ABOUT TEN MILES AN HOUR.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANIMALS: ELEPHANTS ; RIDDLE JOKE: ELEPHANT JOKE

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN ON DOING

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 09-00-1968

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