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Entry from April 13, 2017
“Where does Christmas come before Easter?"/"In the dictionary.”

A riddle about Christmas and Easter is:

Q: Where does Christmas come before Easter?
A: In the dictionary!


The riddle has been cited in print since at least 2009.

“Where does Christmas come before Thanksgiving?"/"In the dictionary” and “Where does Easter come before Valentine’s Day?"/"In the dictionary” are similar riddles.


Blaine’s Puzzle Blog
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2009
NPR Sunday Puzzle (Dec. 13): All The Digits Puzzle
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COMMENTS
ChuckSun Dec 13, 07:46:00 AM PST
As I promised last week, here’s the Stupid Christmas Quiz. I apologize in advance for some of the answers. Have fun smile

1. Where does Christmas come before Easter?
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BlaineMon Dec 14, 08:10:00 AM PST
1. In the dictionary.

24 December 2009, Daily Mail (London, UK), “Heard the one about the funny cracker jokes?: (It’s the way Frank Carson tells them),” pg. 28:
Anonymous. Daily Mail; London (UK) [London (UK)]24 Dec 2009: 28.
When does Christmas come before Easter? In the dictionary.

Twitter
Leslie Summerfield‏
@LameJokeTweets
Where does Christmas come before Easter? The dictionary! #thatjokewaslame
12:11 PM - 4 Dec 2011

Facebook
KD Hotel
March 25, 2013 ·
Riddle:
Q: Where does Christmas come before Easter?
A: In the dictionary!

Funster
Friday, 29 March 2013
Easter Jokes – Page 1
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Q: Where does Christmas come before Easter?
A: In the dictionary!

Twitter
Easter Joke‏
@easterjoke
Funny Easter Joke 2015
Where does Christmas come before Easter?
In the dictionary!
#easterjoke
12:42 PM - 2 Apr 2015

Twitter
Kijana Stevie Nderi‏
@HEStevieNderi
Q:;When does Christmas come before Easter??
A:;In the dictionary....í ½í¸‚ í ½í¸‚ í ½í¸‚ í ½í¸‚
#EasterWeekend
1:47 PM - 24 Mar 2016

Posted by Barry Popik
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