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Silly Poem #161

My wife fell in the river and drowned,

Oh my poor, poor honey!

I rushed straight to the bank but she,

Had already withdrawn the money! 7 more words


Comedy and Fashion: Why Can't They Get Along?

At a recent stand-up show in the Lower East Side, a comedian delivered his middling jokes to smatterings of laughter. His set was fine, but the thing that really set this performer apart wasn’t his material. 1,683 more words

Phyllis Dillerisms:

Passing on some thoughts sent to remind me how another year has past and the need to keep a sense of humour:

Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age. 373 more words



It really matters that great poems get written, and it doesn’t matter a damn who writes them. –Ezra Pound

I was going to write a great poem today, but Feb. 286 more words


Insults By Jews As Works Of Art

This summer I visited Philadelphia’s National Museum of American Jewish History.  Some of the floors were devoted to a single theme.  For example, there was a floor devoted to “Chasing Dreams,” which celebrated baseball and the many fans, players, and characters from minority groups who helped shape our American story.  1,296 more words


Flip Wilson Show.

Many of you might remember the sketch at the 3:40 mark from Tom Laughlin’s Billy Jack. This version from The Flip Wilson Show features Dan Barrows, Del Close, David Moody, and Larry Hankin.  15 more words

‘A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.’
– Phyllis Diller

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