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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
TOOK HIS EXPECTANT WIFE TO A GROCERY STORE BECAUSE
HE HEARD THEY GIVE FREE DELIVERIES?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

James Callow Keyword(s): BIRTH ; PUN ON DELIVERY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1977

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
WAS SO LAZY HE MARRIED A PREGNANT WOMAN?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
WOULDN'T GO OUT WITH HIS WIFE BECAUSE HE KNEW SHE WAS MARRIED?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
THOUGHT THE TYPEWRITER WAS PREGNANT BECAUSE IT MISSED A PERIOD.

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

James Callow Keyword(s): MENSTRUATION

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
THOUGHT "NO KIDDING" MEANT A FORM OF BIRTH CONTROL?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN ON KID ; SLANG: KID FOR CHILD

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli
SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
THOUGHT MOBY DICK WAS A FORM OF VENEREAL DISEASE?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

James Callow Keyword(s): SLANG: DICK FOR PENIS

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
THOUGHT MANUAL LABOR WAS THE PRESIDENT OF MEXICO?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

James Callow Keyword(s): PUN OF THE NAME MANUEL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
THOUGHT A MUSHROOM WAS A PLACE TO NECK?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE POLOCK WHO:
STUDIED FIVE DAYS TO TAKE A URINE TEST?

Where learned: DETROIT ; REGINA HIGH SCHOOL

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Poli

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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