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Now that's funny.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:00 PM
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Yo mama so generous, that everyone in her neighborhood has a really high opinion of her.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:02 PM
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. . . skill at cock-sucking.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:03 PM
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That's not the kind of generosity I was talking about. Must you cheapen everything?


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:04 PM
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Crap, that *wasn't* funny.

But only because it was so predictable. I regretted it the instant I hit "post."


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:05 PM
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4: Somebody has to be cheap around here.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:07 PM
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"W-lfs-nian yo mamma jokes"--that has a certain ring to it. Very funny, W-lfs-n.


Posted by: Belle Lettre | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:07 PM
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Besides your mother, I mean.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:07 PM
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i think the post is not funny and is not worth of writing and reading
you may want just delete it even if it's just an abstract 'mother' joke without any target


Posted by: read | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:15 PM
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Yo mama's so fat that we staged an intervention and she got some real help afterwards and then we felt guilty because our genuine concern came off as staged and insincere, frowny-faced-emoticon-of-regret.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:17 PM
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10 is awesome.


Posted by: Belle Lettre | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:22 PM
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Your mom is so odd, a misfit in such basic and essential ways, that her social anxiety permeated your upbringing and led to your own crippling shyness and anxiety. A near-autistic condition which has left you to spend your life haunting blogs and correcting grammatical errors of the other commenters. This was all the fault of your mom.


Posted by: PGD | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:23 PM
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Yeah, it sucks when that happens, because what can you do about it? Any protestation of sincerity, no matter how sincere itself, will come off as just the sort of thing an insincere person concerned about appearances would do. That's what happens when yo mama practices the hermeneutics of suspicion, though.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:24 PM
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13 to 10. 12 is just ridiculous.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:24 PM
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This is such a great, great post.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:25 PM
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There's no need to be defensive, Ben. We're hear for you.

This truly was a classic post.


Posted by: PGD | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:26 PM
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Heebie and I were simultaneously and independently awestruck.


Posted by: PGD | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:27 PM
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i don't know i really don't understand how one derives pleasure from perverse ugly things, jokes, art
so it's that again, a parody thing
it seems to me just a total waste of time and energy
but whatever


Posted by: read | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:31 PM
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I'm in the vicinity of U of C right now, and a) it really is the center of evil (they have posters proclaiming how proud they are that Thomas Sowell is an alumnus; I'm still looking for the one about Wolfowitz), and b) overhearing the conversations among the students I now understand W-lfs-n completely.

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Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:32 PM
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19: You should hear what those students said about your mom, Walt.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:35 PM
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Instant classic.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:36 PM
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You should hear have seen what those students said about did to your mom, Walt.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:37 PM
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A priest, a rabbi, and a minister walk into the bar, where they discuss the theological underpinnings that separate their faiths, and the ways in which they reconcile those divisions with an abiding respect for each other. They each have one beer, and tip the bartender, before parting ways, each richer for having given consideration to the other viewpoints.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:37 PM
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My mom's dead, fuckers.

Anyway, these are U of C students. They furtively fantasize about my mom while waiting for their numerical partial differential equations simulations to run.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:38 PM
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OH OH OH: A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a bar. About ten minutes later, a horse walks in, and the bartender asks, "hey buddy, why the long face?".


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:38 PM
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I notice none of them was willing to have a drink with an athiest, though.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:38 PM
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They furtively fantasize about my mom's dead corpse.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:39 PM
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Atheist, b.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:40 PM
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A priest and a rabbi are partying in the basement.

The priest says, "Let's get some 12 year old boys!"
The rabbi says, "For what?"
The priest says, "So we can screw them!"
The rabbi says, "Out of what?"

(I totally love that the priest wanting to screw the boys is the throwaway line.)


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:40 PM
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I don't believe in that spelling, Ben.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:41 PM
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A priest, a rabbi, and a minister walk into a bar. The bartender says, "What is this, a joke?!"


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:41 PM
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I know 29 as a lawyer joke.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:41 PM
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heebie, you pwned me! Except my version has the preist and the rabbi walking into the woods and seeing a 10yr old boy.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:41 PM
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A horse with a long face and sad eyes happens to be perpetually asked about his mood and happiness. Originally quite happy, the questioning becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy and he succombs to sorrow.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:42 PM
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Why do the ladies love Jesus?


Because he's hung like this [arms oustretched in crucifixion].


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:43 PM
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Oooh! I asked Jesus how much he loved me, and he stretched out his arms like Sybil in 35...and died.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:44 PM
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The purpose of this thread is to destroy humor once and for all, isn't it?


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:47 PM
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Q: How can you tell which child on a playground is the son of a trombonist?

A: He can't find the slide and doesn't know how to swing.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:48 PM
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How do you know that Jesus is not looking out for you?

You spill coffee all over your lap and laptop.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:49 PM
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38 is a variation on an old viola joke: why did the violist stand outside his house all night? He couldn't find the key and didn't know when to come in.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:50 PM
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I'm a frayed knot.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:50 PM
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I know three frogs. One ribbets "Buuuud", the next ribbets "Wiiiiiise", and the last one ribbets "Errrrrrrrrrrrr."


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:51 PM
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How do you know if a drummer is knocking at your door? The knock either speeds up or slows down.

I've told that one here before.

9, 18: Unless you're fairly familiar with the tradition of "yo mama" jokes in American pop culture, the humour in Ben's post will probably be lost on you.


Posted by: DS | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:52 PM
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As long as no one tells the "abelian grape" joke, I can handle it. I'm staying calm; staying calm; staying calm...


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:52 PM
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42: What's ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhp with that?


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:52 PM
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The fourth ribbets for her pleasure.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:52 PM
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Hey Walt, what's yellow and equivalent to the axiom of choice?


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:53 PM
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Hey Walt, what do you get when you cross a grape with an elephant?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:54 PM
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Zorn's llama? Well ottering principle?

I get it. Nothing. Nothing is yellow and equivalent to the axiom of choice. Very droll.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:55 PM
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Zorn's lemon, doofus.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:55 PM
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Mr. and Mrs. Obama are standing in the Oval Office dressed as Muslim terrorists and burning an American flag while fist bumping. There is also a framed photo of Bin Laden in the room.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:56 PM
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An elephant grape? Are these trick questions? Was there reading for this class? No one told me there would be reading.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:56 PM
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An engineer, a physicist, and a mathematician each witness a natural phenomenon, but their interpretations vary, tellingly revealing the weaknesses of each of their professional areas of study.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:56 PM
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Elephant grape sin θ. Good god.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:57 PM
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51 is so awesome.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:57 PM
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In 54, "elephant" and "grape" denote the magnitudes of the vectors elephant and grape, respectively.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:58 PM
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Elephant and grape are more like manifolds than vectors, though.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 6:59 PM
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Try Zorn's Lemon Doofus today! It's refreshing, and legal to carry on public transit, unlike Zorn's Durian Doofus.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:00 PM
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Mr. and Mrs. Obama are standing in the Oval Office dressed as Muslim terrorists and burning an American flag while fist bumping. There is also a framed photo of Bin Laden in the room.

> xyzzy


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:00 PM
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A wife is running short on time to prepare her family dinner. Knowing that instant meals are usually held in disfavor, she nevertheless pulls one out and prepares it, in a very short amount of time. Her family believes her to never rely on pre-packaged meals on a matter of principal, and thus assesses this meal against other meals she has prepared from scratch, and it scores well. Everybody has a lovely time at dinner.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:02 PM
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53 is awesome, and also totally has the setup for a perfect joke in it, which someone who is smarter and better at math than I should make.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:03 PM
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19: The conversations of U of C students are absolutely excruciating to listen to on the bus, not least because apparently college students in general are unable to control the volume of their voice.


Posted by: Adam Kotsko | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:03 PM
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Read, these are like Daniel Kharms stories, but not really as good.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:04 PM
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I would try a product called Lemon Doofus.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:04 PM
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High standard, Emerson.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:04 PM
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That said, in re 53:

Q: How does a theoretical physicist witness a natural phenomena?
A: I don't know, we leave that to the experimentalists.

... I should call my dad.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:04 PM
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51 and 59 completely win.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:05 PM
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19: Hey! You're maligning LB, too, you know!


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:06 PM
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A: I don't know, we leave that to the experimentalists.

A: In terms structured by the relativized a prioria which characterize his or her research program.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:06 PM
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(A biologist, an engineer, and a mathematician are watching a building. Two people walk in, and then three people walk out.

The biologist: They mated!
The engineer: We mis-measured!
The mathematician: If one more person walks in, it will be empty!

Then sort of give a facial cringe to show that you knew it was bad when you started telling it.)


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:06 PM
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The joke in 70 is actually the original "locked room" mystery.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:08 PM
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68: I think LB gets a pass on account of Charles River Tech. It's like "once saved, always saved", but not.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:10 PM
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68: Understanding W-lfs-n maligns LB?

Did LB go to UC undergrad? That would explain her college dating stories. I heard a male and female college student talking on the bus. The woman's body language was clearly "I would think about having sex with you if you asked nicely." The man's body language was "I have no chance, so I will continue to nervously discuss trivia about Mozambique."


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:10 PM
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70 is a lot more offensive than any "your mama" joke I've ever heard.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:11 PM
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LB was an undergrad there, yes. She and I aren't the only ones, in fact.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:11 PM
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and thus assesses this meal against other meals she has prepared from scratch, and it scores well

Either the mother never again cooks from scratch, or else she leaves her family, irrevocably offended by their ingratitude.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:12 PM
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75: I guessed that, unless it was you and LB I overheard on the bus, which seems unlikely.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:12 PM
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Predictably, B endorses either lying or destroying a happy family as solutions to all life's problems.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:13 PM
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unless it was you and LB I overheard on the bus

ben doesn't talk to girls, Walt. Come on.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:15 PM
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You mean *perpetuating* a lie. Anyway, it's gotta be one or the other. So choose.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:16 PM
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Someone should come up with a game theory scenario that will help us know what a sociopathic mother would do.


Posted by: Adam Kotsko | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:18 PM
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Cook the kids, serve 'em to the husband, and then have sex with the rabbi.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:19 PM
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The woman's body language was clearly "I would think about having sex with you if you asked nicely."

My father was thirty feet on my left, and a big fellow named Ed Hainey on my right, as I walked through the pit. In spite of the nearness of the men it was lonely [originally misspelled "loinely", hah] work,and though there was a moon it was waning and the light was poor. I was afraid and did not know what I feared, which is the worst kind of fear. We might have gone a quarter of a mile when I came to a clump of sallow. I was about to skirt it when I heard a stirring inside. I made a sound—I am sure it was not a yell—that brought my father beside me in an instant. He shot the beam of his flashlight into the scrub [oh my], and in that bleak, flat light we saw a tramp and a woman in the act of copulation. The tramp rolled over and [was covered in ANTS ANTS ANTS] gaped at us in terror; the woman was Mrs Dempster.

"Mary, what made you do it?"

She looked at him honestly in the face and gave the answer that became famous in Deptford: "He was very civil, 'Masa. And he wanted it so badly."

(pp 44 and 45 of Fifth Business in the omnibus edition of The Deptford Trilogy.)


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:20 PM
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77: I meant we're not the only UC grads who comment here.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:20 PM
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A woman feels unduly burdened by the self-righteousness and sanctimony of food politics. She knows she should enjoy preparing healthful local meals for her family, but she just doesn't. She fakes it for months, until one morning she dumps hot coffee on her lap in a suburban mom version of cutting. Unfortunately, she gets laptop instead.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:21 PM
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85: Buy a new laptop.

A woman is making waffles in her Hello Kitty wafflemaker for her family for dinner. As she cooks, she is eating the edgy bits that spill over from the various cute animal shapes the waffles make. She suspects that this will be her dinner, and that her family will eat the actual waffles.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:23 PM
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Serves her right for making waffles for dinner.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:24 PM
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Oh my god, you are so over my dilemmas.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:24 PM
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87: Waffles *and* bacon.

88: I'm lucky enough never to have really had those particular neuroses. No credit due.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:25 PM
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I wasn't giving you credit so much as going, "omg, B really can't bear to hear about my dilemmas anymore"


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:26 PM
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A woman has a big stash of frozen jiffy pops in her fridge and has eaten like five today.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:26 PM
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(Then again, last night we had pasture-raised lamb, a caprese salad with organic basil (but not organic tomatoes, b/c there were none), and organic baby potatoes with rosemary from the back yard, so. Neener neener, I win.)


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:27 PM
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90: Buy a new laptop! Use it to order pizza!

I'll listen to your dilemmas forever, sweetie. No really.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:28 PM
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Fuck you and your sanctimonious dinner. We had tuna salad sandwiches.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:29 PM
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What kind of laptop is it? Ordering a new one might be premature.

Girls, girls, you are both pretty should tell me what to make for dinner instead of arguing.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:32 PM
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A man suspects that many comments cast in third-personal form actually report on the recent experiences of those making the comments.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:32 PM
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91: Frozen popcorn? I don't get the joke. No, really.


Posted by: jms | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:33 PM
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You should make this, Lunar.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:33 PM
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A woman wishes ben would just read her blog posts so she could feel he was involved with her life.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:33 PM
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A Jew goes to rural Minnesota for the wedding of his high school ex, also Jewish. The bride's mother, from out of town (of course), is berating the DJ because he does not have "Sunrise, Sunset". The Jew fishes out his iPod, determines that he just happens to have Jill Sobule's Knitting Factory version of "Sunrise, Sunset", and is also carrying the necessary cable to connect the iPod to the DJ's system, which the DJ doesn't have.

The bride's mother is not even impressed.


Posted by: Wrongshore | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:35 PM
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yea, what *are* frozen jiffy pops?


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:35 PM
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101: When you get your oil change, you ask them to dump the old oil into an ice cube tray. You put plastic wrap over the ice cube tray, then punch toothpicks through the plastic wrap. Lower freezer to -15 F. Frozen jiffy pops!


Posted by: Wrongshore | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:38 PM
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You know, those plastic sleeves filled with frozen juice? About the shape of a ruler?


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:38 PM
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A man misleads a woman on the nature of jiffy pops. Another woman clarifies.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:40 PM
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Which town, WS?


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:42 PM
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Some women call the item in 103 freezie pops.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:43 PM
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Wikipedia would have us believe that the generic term for such sweet treats is "pop (or freezepop)". A man doubts the authoritativeness of a wikipedia entry.

Growing up, we favored the Fla-Vor-Ice brand.


Posted by: Otto von Bisquick | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:44 PM
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A woman's boyfriend bought the generic kind that just came in a big mesh bag, unlabelled, and there is nothing written on the plastic sleeves, and she doesn't actually remember what she calls them, but "jiffy pops" sounded reasonable.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:44 PM
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I don't know whether to be touched by the assumption that I have allspice berries to hand, B-Wo, or horrified.

103: Was I the only person perversely fascinated by the whole 'reverse-penetration' action of those as a child? They make a great demonstration for the usefulness of lube, though.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:46 PM
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It's not possible to discuss anything if the terms are not properly defined, just because of some boyfriend who doesn't pay attention to whatever it is that's supposedly under discussion. Just sayin. Socrates 101.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:47 PM
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Allspice berries are useful things to have, since they keep while they're whole and they make excellent additions to cider, which will shortly be seasonal.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:47 PM
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What's the best way for w-lfs-n to get into heaven?
Blow God.


Posted by: minneapolitan | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:48 PM
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111: Also jerk! Mmm. Jerk. Which will shortly not be seasonal. I should do something about that.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:50 PM
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which will shortly be seasonal.

I find this hugely depressing. It's July! Be quiet, W-lfs-n, about the proximity to the seasonal appropriateness of fall beverages.


Posted by: oudemia | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:52 PM
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From the weather in SF, you'd think it's already October.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:53 PM
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Those are not called "jiffy pops" or "freezie pops." They are "otter pops."


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:53 PM
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"Otter pops" is a brand name.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:54 PM
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For W-lfs-n

A man gets on a train and proceeds to take all his clothes off
He begins to play with himself, and he says
"In my country, this is definitely not offensive"


Posted by: md 20/400 | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:54 PM
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Rocky, you should have Hello Kitty waffles, organic white peaches, and Nieman Ranch dry-cured bacon for dinner. Also beer.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:54 PM
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Get the fuck out of here. I have never heard anything aas ridiculous as otter pops.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:54 PM
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117: Yeah, so what?


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:55 PM
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Otter pops.


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The best otter pop.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:57 PM
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I totally remember otter pops. Kind of want one now. Except that its' freezing cold. Coldest winter, summer in SF, etc.


Posted by: Belle Lettre | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 7:59 PM
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Are those a cartoon that go with an actual popsicle product? or just a cartoon that lookslike this particular popsicle product?


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:00 PM
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No, they're the little popsicles, and each one has a picture of an otter on it (you know, long, thin) and a name. Sir Isaac Lime, Strawberry Short Kook, etc.

I can't believe you've been deprived of otter pops. No wonder you have food neuroses.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:01 PM
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last night we had pasture-raised lamb

Today I had to forego 1/4 of a pasture-raised l;amb because the freezer is already full of pasture-raised beef and pasture-raised pork, plus some pre-prepared meals for post-partum ease.

Alas.


Posted by: JRoth | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:03 PM
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My freezie pops are your otter pops. And I don't really have food *issues* I'm just, you know, an American girl.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:03 PM
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That Otter pops site makes me strangely nostalgic for days when every single off-brand "kids" foodstuff was branded with it's very own, albeit third-rate, Hanna-Barbera-style cartoon mascot. The current convention of putting actual A-list! Cartoon! Celebrities! on kiddie crap has always been strangely alienating to me. SPONGEBOB IS AN ACTUAL REAL CARTOON, WHY ARE YOU PUTTING HIM ON SPAGHETTI-Os AUGH THE SMURFS WERE NEVER SUBJECTED TO SUCH INDIGNITIES.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:03 PM
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First two words of 112 to 111, one assumes.

Unrelatedly, I would kill a man for a Fla-Vor-Ice right now.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:04 PM
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Pwned by 125.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:04 PM
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Admit it: "otter pops" is a better name.

129: Totally. The innocent days, when kids stuff could be kind of generically cute instead of linked to all sorts of tv ad movie tie-ins.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:05 PM
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Otter pops is better than jiffy pops. Freezie pops is too intuitively perfect to be superseded.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:07 PM
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Just wrong. Freezie pops is both infantile and obvious. Also, it's much less musical.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:09 PM
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Yea, otter pops is really urbane. You're right.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:11 PM
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Jiffy pop is a kind of popcorn and thus better than any sort of freezicle, or so it seems to me.


Posted by: beamish | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:12 PM
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which will shortly be seasonal.

A man incorrectly uses the word seasonal when he means seasonable, or possibly "in season".


Posted by: mcmc | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:13 PM
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The urbanity of otter pops conquers all opposition!


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:13 PM
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... B, are you on meme? Are you, in fact, a memer?


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:15 PM
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136: Okay, popcorn is one of the few remaining foods that is not yet branded, and we should keep it that way. The "jiffy" nonsense was only a fakey way of packaging it for people too dumb to make it in one of the pots they already owned. Plus, less popcorn for your money!


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:15 PM
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Dear otter pop Louie:

Which wine to serve with my tuna salad sandwiches? And which of you would be best for dessert?

Cheers-

sv


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:15 PM
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139: What??


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:16 PM
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Oh. Shoot. Nevermind.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:17 PM
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A woman is procrastinating on her dissertation. First, she cleans her kitchen up really spiffy. Next, she does her laundry. Finally, she decides to invent some kind of rice and split pea mush so that she'll have something to eat on the following day when she actually REALLY works on her dissertation.

Don't cry for me; I also made a beautiful jalapeno-zucchini-cheddar quiche today.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:20 PM
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A young man relates that within the last few years, he ate Sponge Bob mac and cheese and found the texture off-putting. Spider-Man mac and cheese suffered from a similar problem.


Posted by: Adam Kotsko | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:22 PM
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Although people say you should serve zee white wine with zee fish, tuna sandwiches call for something a little more robust, perhaps a nice young zinfandel or maybe a sangiovese.

For dessert, I suggest zee fruit of some sort. But there is nothing wrong with zee chocolate cake, either.


Posted by: otter pop Louie | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:22 PM
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A middle-aged woman finds 145 horrifying.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:23 PM
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The busily-shaped extruded pasta doesn't cook right. Bucatini is best. But how do they get the bend (always the same radius of curvature) in elbow mac?


Posted by: lw | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:24 PM
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145: I find the character macaronis to have really serious texture problems, in that, in attempting to create a, say, Spider-Man-shaped pasta noodle, there are all these intersecting lines so it's impossible to cook it until it's done without the outer parts getting nasty. But, of course, I have the same quibbles, to a lesser degree, with farfalle, which is an honest-to-God pasta.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:25 PM
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Bucatini is terribly fun, as a shape, but I've always imagined it would go really beautifully with a meaty sauce, of which I can't partake.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:27 PM
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If you must eat mac and cheese, the "spiral" kind is the best.

I have not had mac and cheese in over two years, despite remaining a bachelor who can barely cook.


Posted by: Adam Kotsko | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:27 PM
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I believe some meaty sauce or other is traditional for bucatini, actually.

How did this thread become about food? Oh, right, because your mom's a fucking lardass.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:28 PM
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I presume that we are using "mac and cheese" to mean "that crap that comes in a box with orange powder" as opposed to actual real macaroni and cheese. Yes?


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:29 PM
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A young woman would like to acknowledge in general the sorts of problems outlined 145, but would note that there is one specific brand of organic Arthur-branded Spaghetti-O clones, that are in actuality off the hook.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:30 PM
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congrats on 146. funny.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:30 PM
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152.2 also very funny. made me snort wine near my old laptop.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:31 PM
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153: Sometimes a person babysits.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:31 PM
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My son totally loved Kraft mac and cheese while he was growing up. As he got older he just substituted better cheese and better pasta.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:32 PM
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105: NY Mills, stayed in Wadena. I wanted to make time for a Wobegon meetup (I think I emailed you a tease a few months ago), but alas, the wedding weekend was full to burstin' and the airline timetables were unkind.


Posted by: Wrongshore | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:32 PM
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I like Velveta mac and cheese.I love watching that goo ooze out of the shiny silver packet. My mom used to do this thing where she would only let us put half the packet in the pasta, then save the other packet int he fridge to hide in a casserole or something.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:34 PM
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153: Yes, we're talking about the orange powder kind. Some of us like our mac and cheese really salty.


Posted by: Adam Kotsko | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:34 PM
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Damn. That's authentic Wobegon territory. Wobegon is actually the next town straight south.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:34 PM
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152.2 was indeed quite funny.

VELVEETA???? So, so nasty.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:35 PM
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It tastes really good. See, this is why I can't talk about food with the people whose opinions I am supposed to give a shit about.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:37 PM
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I only used cave-aged Gruyère and smegma in my mac and cheese.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:38 PM
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Otter pops debunked.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:38 PM
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Since I'm circumcised, I can only enjoy this dish on special occasions.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:39 PM
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No, no, I still respect you. I'll just remember that if you invite me to stay for dinner and say mac and cheese is on the menu, I'll regretfully have other plans.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:39 PM
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164: I had some of my grandma's recipe mac 'n' cheese tonight. Its sauce consists of one block of Velveeta melted with one can of Campbell's Tomato Soup. And it's delicious.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:39 PM
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I love that you were sure that I was worried about *you* respecting *me.*


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:41 PM
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168 to 165, except for the "respect" part.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:41 PM
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My mom used to do this thing where she would only let us put half the packet in the pasta.

She probably saved your life.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:41 PM
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You don't like Gruyère, b?


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:42 PM
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the only reason to ever buy Otter Pops is if you like the feel of the smaller pops, or if you are charmed by puns like, "Alexander the Grape" and non-puns like, "Sir Isaac Lime" or "Pancho Punch"

Plus the cute characters! And the word "otter"!

Also, less sugar water is better, actually.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:43 PM
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Grammatical error is 170 intentional for emphasis, btw. and 172 is funny.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:44 PM
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Dear god, thank you for not having made me be born a southerner who likes velveeta.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:44 PM
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I am not a southerner, you bitch. I just live here. I feel like you don't know me at all.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:46 PM
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hey now!! easy on the southern slander...


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:47 PM
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will!


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:48 PM
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I'm with you, Sybil. I don't buy Velveeta, but if I'm somewhere and they're serving Velveeta-Rotel dip, I'm buried in it faster than you can say "Mm, chips."


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:48 PM
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Bless you, AWB. I don't buy it either because I have succumbed to the pressure that lurks in this type of group and we only get goddamned Annie's organic bunny pasta or some shit.But Velveeta would taste better.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:49 PM
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Velveeta-Rotel dip

This is the crack of the dip world. And so easy to make.


Posted by: CJB | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:49 PM
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Anybody else remember the Great Surplus Cheese giveaway of the early 1980s? I think it took most of the years of my secondary school education for the school lunch program to work through its accumulated inventory of that shit.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:50 PM
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You've lived there long enough! Fuck Annie's organic bunny. Use actual pasta and, like, actual cheese. You know. Make a roux. Add cheese and milk. Pour over pasta. If you're patient, bake it; if not, eat as is.

I AM SWIPPLE HEAR ME ROAR.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:51 PM
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Going to bed to dream of velveeta/salsa dip.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:51 PM
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Oh my god, you do not have to tell me how to make actual mac and cheese, ok? I've made it. For christ's fucking sake.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:52 PM
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Is velveeta one of those things that got in trouble with the FDA for pretending to be cheese?


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:52 PM
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French onion dip mix and sour cream is the crack of the dip world. I haven't had it in probably 20 years, and right now I really wish I had some to go with my beer.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:52 PM
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I believe you, Sybil, and I support you.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:53 PM
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Hi Dr!

Let the record reflect that I will be ignoring Stanley.

While we are on the record, I had some delicious Rembrandt Aged Gouda tonight. And blackberries. Yummmmy big blackberries.


Posted by: will | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:53 PM
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Is velveeta one of those things that got in trouble with the FDA for pretending to be cheese?

It's stocked in the grocery stores away from the real cheese and at-room-temperature.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:54 PM
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You know what is suprisingly awesome? Velveeta + celery sticks.

The problem with the Annie's organic bunny pasta crap is that it's well-nigh impossible to fully disolve the powder, which leads to grit and texture issues up the wazzoo, plus none of the reccomended preparations imbue it with a sufficient creaminess. Gritty + watery = UGH.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:54 PM
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One of my freshman composition students several years ago wrote a paper about her family's way of making mac 'n' cheese, and it used eggs, like, in a layer between mnc layers for the baking. Does this signify something I am just unfamiliar with?


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:54 PM
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"Cheese substance", featured in Repo Man.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:55 PM
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186: Hey, how am I to know??


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:56 PM
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192: It helps if you whisk the powder into hot milk and butter. Tends to come out creamier that way.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:56 PM
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Because I have a PhgoddamnD. Now I am really going to bed, assured that w-lfs-n supports and understands me.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:57 PM
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194: Yeah, I checked. They had to remove `processed cheese food' from the labeling (like some/most? of the slices). Apparently you have to have at least 51% cheese to claim that. So now it's a `cheese product'


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:57 PM
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You checked in your fridge just now, right? Because you like it too, yes?

Bed.


Posted by: Sybil Vane | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:58 PM
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197:

My doctoral program didn't have a mac 'n cheese requirement. Not even ramen, would you believe it?


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:58 PM
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I love Fontina. But I eat sharp cheddar almost every day.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 8:59 PM
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199: No such luck, I checked the all-seeing all-knowing inter-tubes.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:00 PM
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196: Hrrm, I shall have to that try that! ... in fact, probably right now, as I'm starving. Thank you!


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:01 PM
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My favorite moment in Repo Man was when he was eating out of a can labelled simply "Food."


Posted by: Adam Kotsko | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:02 PM
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Good night, Sybil. I hope tomorrow is a better day.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:02 PM
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My brown rice and yellow split pea stuff is delicious.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:04 PM
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||

Inside the house, officers found "Liberalism is a Mental Health Disorder" by radio talk show host Michael Savage, "Let Freedom Ring" by talk show host Sean Hannity, and "The O'Reilly Factor," by television talk show host Bill O'Reilly.

That is, the Knoxville Unitarian-killer's house.

|>


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:04 PM
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Repo Man was the greatest movie ever until Fargo came along.

The Big Lebowski is the third best movie of all time.


Posted by: John Emerson | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:05 PM
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Now, despite the fact I just stuffed myself with a deep-dish pizza, I'm craving Annie's organic bunny pasta.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:07 PM
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B, you've been extremely funny lately. I can only attribute it to the salutary effect of living in a patriarchy.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:08 PM
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201: Best cheese ever - Cahill's Irish Porter Cheddar.


Posted by: zadfrack | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:13 PM
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211: That is a yummy and unnatural cheese food product.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:14 PM
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207: color me unsurprised.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:15 PM
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162: Yup. That's why I can answer the hard questions.

It was really nice up there. We spent a day canoeing down the Crow Wing River. All the city people took a while to realize that the point wasn't to canoe the fastest.


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All the city people took a while to realize that the point wasn't to canoe the fastest.

But when they did, I assume you kicked ass. Good stratergizing!


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211: I beg to differ.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:23 PM
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193: Yes! I have had that! ... it's pretty good, for something in the Crunchy School of mac-n-cheese prep.


Posted by: Lunar Rockette | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:26 PM
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207: Why not post that in the thread about the Knoxville Unitarian Killer?

(KUK)


Posted by: peter | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:33 PM
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218: Because that's the mom insult thread. Duh-uh!


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:50 PM
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So Elizabeth Dole invites John McCain and Rudy Giuliani to a costume party where everyone will be dressed as an emotion. After all the guests except for McCain and Giuliani have arrived, Liddy hears a knock at the door. When she opens it, there's McCain and Giuliani, standing there, both naked, one with his dick in a pear, the other with his dick in bowl of pudding.

"Is dis da party?" Giuliani asks.

"What the hell?" Liddy says. "What kind of emotions are you?"

Rudy gestures to John's dick and then to his own. "You see, John's in dis pear and I'm fucking dis custid."


Posted by: Populuxe | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 9:55 PM
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216: Yum!


Posted by: JRoth | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 10:22 PM
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Ben is my friend in Robertson Davies reading.

We have met Ari and I deem him delightful.


Posted by: redfoxtailshrub | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 10:26 PM
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220 caused me to laugh outloud because I can so imagine the look of shocked surprise on our Senator's face.

Velveeta is something I don't allow myself to buy for the same reason I don't allow myself to own a deep fryer: I do not want my obituary to have a headline along the lines of Local Man, Woefully Obese, Found Dead on Kitchen Floor. I could eat it by the spoonful.


Posted by: Robust McManlyPants | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 11:27 PM
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I just read 220 aloud to eekbeat. So, so excellent.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 11:36 PM
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From the weather in SF, you'd think it's already October.

We haven't been having a heat wave.


Posted by: Josh | Link to this comment | 07-28-08 11:39 PM
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Can't be bothered to read the thread at the moment (I've got important news to relate), but this is a truly excellent post. However, I can't help but wonder how much more excellent it would be if it were three times as long.


Posted by: foolishmortal | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 12:00 AM
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Important News: there exists a carny blog.


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I can't help but wonder how much more excellent it would be if it were three times as long.

If ben had a nickel for every time he heard that line...


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 12:12 AM
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tell you what, Ben, your mother's so fat, do you know how fat she is? She's so fat, she's so fat that, well, she's not really fat at all but she reads a lot of fashion magazines in which the photographs are artificially enhanced and it gives her an utterly unrealistic standard. That's how fat she is.


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229 deserves and demands a rimshot.


Posted by: foolishmortal | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 1:09 AM
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Q:Hey, Mean Gene, what do you call a guy who hangs out with musicians? Probably a musician, or at least a member of the creative class that's so important to our city's vibrant future.


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70.


Posted by: Jesurgislac | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 3:41 AM
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Your mother's so fat, when she sits around the house, it's often because she feels exhausted after minor exertions like sweeping or folding laundry.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 5:46 AM
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A travelling salesman stopped at a farmhouse and was met at the door by the farmer's daughter. She told him they didn't need anything, because nearly all of their requirements for farm and household were supplied by the Wal-Mart just up the road.

It began to rain, and the salesman asked if he could sleep in the barn. The farmer suspiciously asked him what kind of travelling salesman doesn't get reimbursed for lodging expenses at a proper hotel or motel? And besides, the barn had long since been torn down and replaced by an efficient, hermetically sealed Harvestore silo, which contains dangerously high levels of carbon dioxide, and would quickly kill anyone who attempted to sleep inside.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 5:53 AM
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your mother's such a slut that she's attempting to reclaim the word "slut" as a sex-positive term of empowerment and affirmation of female sexuality.

actually thinking about it, that joke works a lot better with "bitch".


Posted by: dsquared | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 5:53 AM
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A man in a fancy restaurant called out, "Waiter, there's a fly in my soup!"

The man pointed to a fleck floating in the bowl, and the waiter said "If I am not mistaken that is a piece of cracked black pepper. However I would be more than happy to replace your soup if you would like me to."

* * *

A man in a fancy restaurant called out, "Waiter, there's a fly in my soup!"

The waiter said apologetically, "Of course I will replace it right away. The escarole was just picked this morning from our garden, which is entirely organic and free of pesticides, so unfortunately there is always some risk that insects will be brought in along with the produce."

* * *

A man in a fancy restaurant called out, "Waiter, there's a fly in my soup!"

The waiter approached the table, whereupon the man said, "Just kidding. I'm an inspector for the INS, and I need to see identification for every employee on the premises, comprende?


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Okay, okay. A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into bar, see, and then... Wait, priests and ministers aren't really very different, are they? Minister isn't even a real job name; it's a generic marketing term like "bathroom tissue". That always bothered me about those jokes. Maybe it should be an imam. Are imams like ministers? Let me check google.

Okay, okay, Google says imams are Islamic ministers. A priest, an imam, and a rabbi walk into a bar. The priest says "I'll have a Chateau Lafite". The bartender is surprised, because priests usually don't have that kind of money. The imam says, "I'll have a..." Wait. Imams can't drink, can they? Let me tell a different one.

It's the French Revolution, and a priest, an imam, and a rabbi are going to be executed by guillotine. The executioner puts the priest's head in. The priest prays, and prays. The executioner pulls the cord, and nothing happens. It's a miracle. The crowd oohs, and ahhs, because God intervened to save the priest. The executioner has no choice but to let the priest go. The executioner shrugs, and puts the imam's head in. The imam calls out to Allah to save him. The executioner pulls the cord, and nothing happens. It's a miracle. the crowd oohs, and ahhs, even though Allah is a completely made-up god. The executioner has no choice but to let the imam go. Finally, the executioner puts the rabbi's head in. The rabbi looks up, and sees where the guillotine is sticking. He tells the executioner how to fix the guillotine so that it will work. The executioner is so grateful, he lets the rabbi go, and executes the priest and the imam.

You may think this is a sad story, but I think of it as one that explains how the Jews are catspaws for the state, and were responsible for all of the death and destruction of the French revolution. Which they were.


Posted by: Walt Someguy | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 6:49 AM
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237: You totally told that one wrong. I heard it as taking place in the Spanish Civil War, and it was a firing squad, not a guillotine. And when the commander gave the order to fire, they were all shot dead and buried in an unmarked grave.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 7:03 AM
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There's a flood, and this man gets stuck on the roof of his house as the water rises. And a RIB comes past with a couple of firemen, who offer to take him to dry ground. But he says "No, no, I have faith in God, God will save me."
And then a little later a helo comes over, and the winchman comes down and offers to lift him off the roof and take him to safety. But the man says "No, no, God will save me."
And, sure enough, the water rises further and the man is swept away and drowns.
When he comes face to face with God, he asks angrily: "Why didn't you save me?"

"WHO DO YOU THINK SENT THE FLOOD, ASSHOLE?" God replies.


Posted by: ajay | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 7:42 AM
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I also heard that she's a giant slut.

That's OK Ben, most guys just leave her hanging on the tree.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 7:46 AM
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most guys just leave her hanging on the tree

You're thinking of the giant sloth.



Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 8:27 AM
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This is one of the best posts and threads we've had in a while.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 9:02 AM
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229 is too close to "your mom's so shaggy, she's not that shaggy".


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 9:11 AM
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How many unfogged commenters does it take to change a light bulb?

One. Depending on the position of the light fixture a chair or stool might be required to reach it, and if they don't have light bulbs in their home they'll have to travel to a nearby store. If it's past business hours when they're attempting to change the light bulb and they don't have any, they may have to wait a while.


Posted by: washerdreyer | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 10:12 AM
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235: ohhh, snap


Posted by: PGD | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 10:17 AM
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Why did the chicken cross the road?

Attributing volition or intentionality to animals is generally problematic, even more so as regards the lower orders. We might infer that the chicken had a sensory perception that indicated the existence of food on the other side, or that it sensed danger on one side of the road and fled away from the direction of the threat. But in truth, the chicken's transversal of the road could well be a conditioned response over which the chicken was powerless, or it might have been an arbitrary, unpurposeful wandering. At best, we can state that the chicken did cross the road, and that a particular condition precedent existed, but we can draw no firm conclusions about causality.


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 11:41 AM
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242. You could even say that it's as good as something that's really good.


Posted by: OneFatEnglishman | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 11:45 AM
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knock, knock

Hi there! Come on in.


Posted by: PGD | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 11:49 AM
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235: That would be *the* bitch to you, ginger boy.


Posted by: bitchphd | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 11:49 AM
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"Do you have Prince Albert in a can?"

"Sorry, son, the law says tobacco products cannot be sold to children under 18. If I sold it to you, I could lose my license, or even go to jail."


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 12:22 PM
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So a pirate walks in to a bar with a ship's wheel sticking out of his pants. Bartender says "say, buddy, I don't mean to pry, but did you know you have a ship's wheel sticking out of your pants?"

Pirate says "Arr! Of course I do! There was a terrible accident on board ship, and the doctors tell me it would be much to dangerous to remove the wheel from where it lodged, splintered end first, in my testicles. It's excruciatingly painful, to be honest, which is why I need a drink. I can see that it could seem humorous, like the wheel is somehow steering some piece of my anatomy, but to be frankly honest it's making me crazy and I'd prefer you dropped the subject."


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 12:27 PM
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Rudy gestures to John's dick and then to his own. "You see, John's in dis pear and I'm fucking dis custid."

If I knew it was going to be that kind of party, I probably wouldn't have attended.


Posted by: lemmy caution | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 12:29 PM
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a joke
so two convicts are talking about their jail terms
-you got xx yrs, for what?
-i threw away (it's a synonymous verb for divorce) my wife
- really, i did 5 times and got only y
- which floor?


Posted by: read | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 12:58 PM
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Q: What do you get if you cross a mountain climber and a mosquito?

A: You fool, you can't cross a scaler and a vector.


Posted by: NBarnes | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 1:04 PM
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A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into the bar. You'd think one of them would have ducked.


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A priest, a minister, and a rabbi walk into a bar. The bartender stops them and asks, crossly, 'What is this, some kind of joke?'


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So, Noah lands his ark and tells all the animals to go forth and multiply.

A few months later, Noah's walking the rounds and sees two very forlorn looking snakes with no baby snakes around. He asks them, 'What's up with this? I thought I told you to go forth and multiply?' The snakes reply, 'But we don't know how to multiply, we're adders.'

*wait for it*

Noah isn't very happy with this answer, but there's nothing he can really do, so he walks on.

A few months later, he's walking the rounds again and when he comes to the spot where he met the adders the first time, now there's a big log cabin. He walks in and there's log furniture and a log cradle full of baby snakes. He looks, astounded, at the adder parents and asks, 'What is this?' The adders, looking smug, say, 'Well, we're adders, so we need logs to multiply.'


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The phone rings in the butcher shop. Caller asks "Do you have turkey legs?"

"Yes, yes, I do," replies the butcher.

"And do you have duck breasts?"

"Yes."

"And do you have pigs' feet?"

"Yes."

"What about a calf's head?"

"Yes, I have one of those as well."

The caller says, "My, it sure is unusual to encounter a butcher shop with such a wide selection nowadays. I will stop by in a few minutes to purchase all of these items."


Posted by: Knecht Ruprecht | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 1:35 PM
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so a bear was chasing a hare
he got tired and sighs: good thing it's not opposite


Posted by: read | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 2:34 PM
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257 is in violation of somethingorother.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 2:36 PM
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It's supposed to be "deep in dis pear."


Posted by: SP | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 2:47 PM
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253 could work in English with some variant of "threw him out of the house".


Posted by: Tom Scudder | Link to this comment | 07-29-08 3:32 PM
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