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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: THOUGH IT WAS MADE WELL IN THE BEGINNING AND THOUGH IT IS NEVER
BROKEN, IT STILL HAS TO BE REMADE EACH DAY.
A: BED.

Submitter comment: TRANSLATED FROM LITHUANIAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; FURNITURE (A) ; PUZZLE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 02-17-1971

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT GOES THROUGH THE DOOR, BUT DOES NOT PASS ON EITHER SIDE
OF THE DOOR?
A: A KEYHOLE.

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

Where learned: RUSSELL INDUSTRIAL CENTER

Keyword(s): ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; HARDWARE (A) ; HARDWARE (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 12-03-1967

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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: NEI PATI VALGO, NEI KITAM DUODA. - SHE DOES NOT EAT IT HERSELF,
NOR GIVE IT TO ANOTHER.
A: SPYNA - A LOCK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; HARDWARE (A) ; PERSON IN ACTION (Q)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: WHAT IS NEVER SEEN BUT OFTEN CHANGES?
A: YOUR MIND.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; PARTS OF THE BODY (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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RIDDLE

Q: I HAVE SOMETHING BUT I DON'T HAVE SOMETHING ELSE THAT I'D LIKE
TO HAVE IN ORDER NOT TO HAVE WHAT I HAVE. WHAT ARE THEY?
A: HUNGER AND FOOD.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ACTIONS (Q) ; ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; STATES OF BEING (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 09-25-1968

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MIZSLE - LITHUANIAN RIDDLE

Q: ILGAS - BEGALO, GILUS - BE DUNGE. - LONG - WITHOUT END, DEEP -
WITHOUT A BOTTOM.
A: ZIEDAS - A RING.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

Keyword(s): ANTITHETICAL OPPOSITIONAL ; STATES OF BEING (Q) ; WEARABLE (A)

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- True Riddle

Date learned: 03-20-1968

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