Words From The Distant Past

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I can remember waiting at train crossings when I was a young boy. We had to cross two sets of tracks within a half mile of our home and we  would have to wait sometimes a good while for the train to pass.

To help pass the time Dad would always recite a short riddle that I still remember:

Railroad crossing

Look out for the cars!

Can you spell that

Without any R's ?

And of course the answer is yes   ..... "THAT"                

Oh....  for the good ol' days.   Next time you are waiting for a train with young-uns try this riddle on them .

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Charles McDonald
Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
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I get it!

My son would like this one!

your friend in Charlottesville Virginia!

March 05, 2009 07:32 AM #1
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Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
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You dug up an oldie but goodie with that one Trey.

March 05, 2009 08:23 AM #2
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Kevin Robinson
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Trey- I got it! That is a good one. I will have to remember it.

March 05, 2009 08:30 AM #3
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Shirley Parks
Sands Realty 210-414-0966 - San Antonio, TX
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Hi Trey, I remember that one from my childhood, too, and we didn't have any train tracks nearby!

March 05, 2009 11:09 AM #4
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Steve Shatsky
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Hi Trey... Very Clever!  I will never sit at a railroad crossing again without thinking of that! 

March 05, 2009 03:13 PM #5
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Trey Thurmond
BCR Realtors - College Station, TX
College Station , Texas Homes

Howdy Charles!

Kids love this riddle.

Gary

Shhhhsh...you are revealing your age. ;)

Kevin

Glad you enjoyed!

Shirley

It was popular then.

Hey Steve

There are 3 ways out from my home .  All 3 involve tracks!

March 05, 2009 09:23 PM #6
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Howdy there Trey

I sure do like your dad's riddle, when setten at a railroad crossing, my friend. Your dad, sure sound's like he's a real fun guy.

God Bless America

March 05, 2009 09:47 PM #7
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Brenda Harmon
Century 21 Beal, Inc College Station, Texas - College Station, TX

I have one but it is naughty.  I think I better not share.

March 07, 2009 11:08 PM #8
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Trey Thurmond
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Howdt there Dale!

Thanks for stoppin by!

March 09, 2009 11:29 PM #9
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