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35060
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Several verses divided by categories such as derogatory rhymes, friendship, nursery rhyme parodies, advice, and cryptograms.
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35146
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A short collection of riddles with a prelude about how and which riddles have survived.
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35173
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Several pages of common riddles and their variations that had been collected from students in North Carolina State College.
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35185
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The author had asked young school children of any riddles they knew, and this article is part of the conversation he had with one of the children, who went through a list of jokes.
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35588
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A short collection of riddles about various topics.
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35595
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Several riddles with animals as the subject matter.
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35599
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A collection of insults, mostly of the “your mom” variety.
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35633
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While traveling in Romania, the author collected a series of jokes dealing with propaganda, speech repression, dialogue, and graffiti.
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35671
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A collection of riddles taken from several college students around North Carolina. Usually a sense of competition surrounds the riddle tellers, mirroring American society.
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35718
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Built upon the rivalry between UNC Chapel Hill and NC State University, well-known jokes have arisen over the years. Samplings of these jokes have been included, categorized by agricultural orientation, stupidity, boorishness, backward sexual and social behavior, and miscellaneous.
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35740
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Starting in the mid-1800s, a comical parade of Don Quixote and his comrades, known as the Don Quixote Invincibles, made their way across the NC State fairgrounds. This tradition of satire and frivolity continued on various fairs and parades for several decades, until they eventually passed into obscurity.
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35416
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The accounts of a well-known prankster in Raleigh.
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35840
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Two variations of the same story start off this essay about how folk cultural materials, whether oral or physical, must change over time in order to survive.
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