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Group No. 243


X. Humor

Group No.

X700 – X799

Group name

Humor concerning sex


X700. Humor concerning sex.1
X750. Jokes on old maids. *Types 1475 – 1499; Hdwb. d. Abergl. I 334 s.v. Alte Jungfer.
X751. Marriage forbidden outside the parish. An order is read in church forbidding the young people to marry girls from other parishes. *Type 1475.
X752. The old maid in bed. On one side is a bundle of straw (her husband) and on the other a dog (her child). She gives the straw bundle a push and thereupon falls on the floor herself. Type 1480*.
X753. A youth promises to marry an old maid if she will sit all night on the roof. She falls down. Type 1479*; Russian: Andrejev No. 1479*.
X754. The meal of beans. One of the old maid's three teeth breaks off. Type 1478.
X755. The wolf steals the old maid. She keeps him for a husband. Type 1477.
X756. The mother trains the old maid to speak properly. Absurd results. Types 1485*, 1486*.
X760. Jokes on courtship.

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