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GHOST IN WHITE

A WOMAN IN WHITE ROAMS THE WOODS OF BELLE ISLE PARK NEAR DOWNTOWN
DETROIT WITH A HOOK-HANDED FRIEND. THIS STORY HAS BEEN AROUND
FOR YEARS.

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Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT ; NEWSPAPER ; DETROIT FREE PRESS

Keyword(s): Belle Isle ; GHOST ; Haunting ; Legend ; SUPERSTITION ; Tale ; Undead

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Ghost Spirit Phantom Specter
BELIEF -- Physically handicapped Deformed

Date learned: 08-27-1968

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MARRIAGE JOKE

THEIR MARRIAGE WAS A 50-50 ARRANGEMENT. EVERY TIME
SHE BOUGHT A $50 DRESS, HE BOUGHT A 50 CENT TIE.

Submitter comment: READ THEM IN THE FREE PRESS, BUT DOESN'T REMEMBER ISSUE
DATE OR ARTICLE TITLE. COLLECTED 3/19/67.

Where learned: NEWSPAPER ; DETROIT FREE PRESS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Married couple

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MARRIAGE JOKE

MARRIAGE IS LIKE TAKING A BATH. AFTER YOU GET USED TO
IT, IT ISN'T SO HOT.

Submitter comment: READ THEM IN THE FREE PRESS, BUT DOESN'T REMEMBER ISSUE
DATE OR ARTICLE TITLE. COLLECTED 3/19/67.

Where learned: NEWSPAPER ; DETROIT FREE PRESS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Married couple

Date learned: 03-19-1967

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MARRIAGE JOKE

FIFTY PERCENT OF MARRIED PEOPLE ARE WOMEN--THE OTHER 50
PERCENT ARE JUST OUT OF LUCK.

Submitter comment: READ THEM IN THE FREE PRESS, BUT DOESN'T REMEMBER ISSUE
DATE OR ARTICLE TITLE. COLLECTED 3/19/67.

Where learned: NEWSPAPER ; DETROIT FREE PRESS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Married couple

Date learned: 03-19-1967

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MARRIAGE JOKE

THERE ARE THREE RINGS THAT MAKE A MARRIAGE: ENGAGEMENT,
RING, MARRIAGE RING, AND SUFFER-RING.

Submitter comment: READ THEM IN THE FREE PRESS, BUT DOESN'T REMEMBER ISSUE
DATE OR ARTICLE TITLE. COLLECTED 3/19/67.

Where learned: NEWSPAPER ; DETROIT FREE PRESS

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Married couple

Date learned: 03-19-1967

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