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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
HAWAII
HAWAII WHO?
FINE! HOW ARE YOU?

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE
DIANE
DIANE WHO?
DIANE TO MEET YOU!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): DYING

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
JUST
JUST WHO?
JUST LITTLE OLD ME!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
GOLIATH
GOLIATH WHO?
GO-LIATH DOWN, YOU LOOKETH TIRED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): GO LIE DOWN, YOU LOOK TIRED

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
OLIVE
OLIVE WHO?
I LOVE YOU!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
MANDE
MANDE WHO?
MAN THE LIFE BOATS,E'RE SINKING!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
BOO
BOO WHO?
IF YOU STOP CRYING, I'LL TELL YOU.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): BOO HOO

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
HATCH
HATCH WHO?
GESUNDEIT!

Submitter comment: COULD USE ATCH INSTEAD OF HATCH

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): SNEEZE

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula
RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
YULE
YULE WHO?
YULE NEVER KNOW!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): "YOU'LL NEVER KNOW" WAS A SONG POPULAR IN THE 1940S.

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
TANK
TANK WHO?
THANK YOU!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
NOBEL
NOBEL WHO?
NO BELL, SO I KNOCKED.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): DOORBELL

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

WHEN I SAY, "KNOCK, KNOCK", YOU REPLY, "WHO'S THERE?"
I WILL SAY A NAME, THEN YOU REPLY, "I GOT TO GO WEAR MY
COAT", THEN THAT NAME.
KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
BILL
I GOT TO GO WEAR MY COAT, BILL.
KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
SAM
I GOT TO GO WEAR MY COAT, SAM.
KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
TOM
I GOT TO GO WEAR MY COAT, TOM.
KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
TEX
I GOT TO GO WEAR MY COAT, TEX.!!!!!

Submitter comment: I HEARD THIS JOKE AT A PARTY AT A NUN'S RESIDENCE.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): KOTEX IS A SANITARY NAPKIN.

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

I HAVE A KNOCK KNOCK JOKE, BUT YOU MUST START IT FIRST.
KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
AH! YOU CAUGHT ME THERE!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
ORANGE
ORANGE WHO?
0 AREN'T YOU GLAD I DON'T TELL YOU ANY MORE KNOCK KNOCK JOKES!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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KNOCK KNOCK JOKE

KNOCK, KNOCK
WHO'S THERE?
WENDY
WENDY WHO?
WENDY JOKES ARE FINISHED, I'LL TELL YOU!

Submitter comment: I MADE UP THIS LAST JOKE FROM MY AUNT'S NAME, WENDY.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

James Callow Keyword(s): WHEN THE

Subject headings: RIDDLE -- Riddle Question

Date learned: 00001960S

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HIGH SCHOOL FIGHT SONG

WE'RE FOR U 0F D HIGH SCHOOL
WE'RE FULL OF FIGHT
HERE'S TO OUR COLORS
OF MAROON AND WHITE
HERE'S TO ALL THE FELLOWS.
LOYAL WE'LL BE
SINGING THE BATTLE SONG OF U OF D!

Submitter comment: THIS FIGHT SONG IS REPEATED WITH A VICTORY SIGN-V-SIGN OR CLAPPING
IN THE BACKGROUND. THE HIGHSCHOOL WAS UNIVERSITY OF
DETROIT HIGH SCHOOL, A JESUIT SCHOOL.
THE HYMN WAS SUNG AT BASKETBALL GAMES AND FOOTBALL
GAMES.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Admiration Praise Adulation
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- Entertainment Diversion
CUSTOM FESTIVAL -- School

Date learned: 09-00-1970

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DINNER TIME RHYME

TAKE A TOOTHPICK
FRESH AND CLEAN
TO GET AROUND
AND IN BETWEEN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Verse without Music

Date learned: 06-00-1968

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DOCTOR'S JOKE

A DOCTOR COMES OUT OF A WARD AFTER CHECKING A PATIENT
WITH A RECTAL THERMOMETER.
THE DOCTOR PASSES BY THE NURSE'S DESK.
THE NURSE INTERRUPTS THE DOCTOR.
DOCTOR! SHE EXCLAIMS, WHAT'S THAT ON YOUR EAR?
DOCTOR REPLIES, "DAMN IT, SOME ASSHOLE MUST HAVE MY PEN!"

Submitter comment: I TELL THIS TO MY BROTHER WHO IS A DOCTOR AND HE GETS A
KICK OUT OF IT.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 06-00-1974

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DOCTOR'S LAUGH

JOE: DOC, I DON'T FEEL SO WELL!
DOC: THERE'S NOTHING WRONG WITH YOU JOE.
YOUR PULSE IS AS STEADY AS A CLOCK.
JOE: YOU'VE GOT YOUR HAND ON MY WRIST WATCH DOC!

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 07-00-1982

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HOSPITAL HUFF

NURSE: YOUR COUGH SOUNDS BETTER THIS MORNING.
PATIENT: IT SHOULD. I'VE BEEN PRACTICING ALL NIGHT.

Submitter comment: PICKED IT UP WHILE I WAS IN THE HOSPITAL FOR A WEEK.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; FRANKLIN VILLAGE

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 07-00-1982

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