My Son, The Pope?
The short-list for a successor to the present Pope includes Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger...
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RP - What A Rehearsal In Pretension !
How did such accent come about?!! Only a backwardly hierarchal society like the aristocracy...
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Explain Joke, Please
Enlightenment request. Today's "Pearls Before Swine" comic strip revolves around...
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Who Took The Carrot Back Off The Stick...
I know the correctness and origin of various carrot-and-stick expressions was repeatedly...
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Registered At
A couple of times recently, I read in American books, comic strips, etc. "registered...
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Too Warm Weather - What Do You Think?
In Europe and in the USA as well is at the moment the weather too warm. Do you think...
Elvis Has Left The Building
Anyone else seen this? A 2004 film Kim Basinger comedy directed by Joel Zwick. Lightweight...
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We Are All Bacon Here
Final paragraph of an article at [link] 2latesierra.html "Have you every heard...
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Black Watch Accent
I heard one of the Black Watch soldiers speaking about a lost comrade, and as he...
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Trailer Trash
I went to see 'Ratatouille' yesterday, which means - yes, you guessed it: more previews...
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Clarification Of A "Baseball Joke", Please
(Note cross-posts and follow-up) My partner was given a desk calendar as a little...
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Go Suck On An Egg?
"go suck on an egg" is an expression i hear now and then. Usually it is a ridiculous...
The First Annual AUE Celebrity Superlative...
Since we've just begun a new calendar year, I thought it would be fun to make a...
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Why Aren't Conservatives Funny?
And, yes, this is on-topic. FUX News will begin airing its right-wing version of...
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How To Give Head
When it Italy, on the first day of my tour, the tour guide woman ("Big Momma") was...
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A New Yorker cartoon depicts a secretary sitting at her desk and the caption reads...
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Collective Nouns -- Who Invents Them?
As a child I was under the impression that there were in fact very few collective...
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A Very Weird Exercise
I've just seen such an exercise: Put commas where necessary to make the sentence...
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The Sorcerer's Apostrophe
That's a joke for the Americans, of course, who haven't heard of a philosopher. The...
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Al Qaeda Beat Line?
Recently, I heard that the alleged leader of the Spanish branch of Al Qaeda was called...
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