Tag Archives: humor

What A Laugh!

“I was having dinner with Garry Kasparov and there was a checkered tablecloth. It took him two hours to pass me the salt.” The little quip is cute but does not warrant the fit of laughter it triggered in me. … Continue reading

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To Die Laughing

Jorge said, “While a Mexican was doing a magic trick he said ‘uno, dos,”..’ then disappeared without a trace.” The pun was only mildly amusing, but coming from my Mexican-heritage friend gave it a funnier twist that triggered the laughing … Continue reading

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Lighten Up

Yesterday, I noticed a backpack for sale on the glass display case at the Goodwill Store. The clerk hadn’t paid much attention to it until I mentioned that a local business logo was printed on the thing. So his curiosity … Continue reading

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Clowning Around

Doug was one of the class clowns at his high school in Minneapolis. After attending technical trade college, he  moved to Nebraska to work as the morning drive announcer at the small radio station where I was working. Doug’s show … Continue reading

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Laughing My Head Off

Today will probably be a very happy day. This is generally true if I awaken with a laugh. Once again, the auspicious feeling of mirth was how today began. I wish I could remember the dream that triggered it. I … Continue reading

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How Insulting!

“He is a self-made man and worships his creator.” The quote from the British statesman John Bright appeared in my Facebook newsfeed this week. The short quip about a current American politician was so spot on that I had to … Continue reading

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Theft By Finding (Review)

I noticed David Sedaris’ latest book, Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002, on the shelf and knew instantly it had to come home with me. I didn’t even bother to open it for a sample. Sedaris’ writing has never let me down. … Continue reading

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