Monthly Archives: April 2017

250 Anecdotes About Religion

Animals Lawyers aren’t always necessary to resolve disputes between neighbors. When country comedian Jerry Clower was growing up, some cows broke out of a neighbor’s field one night, got into his stepfather’s cornfield, and caused considerable damage. The next morning, … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Relationships: 250 Anecdotes

All anecdotes are retold in my own words. Here are the first 10 anecdotes from my book The Funniest People in Relationships: 250 Anecdotes: Activism Anna Rosenberg, who gave President Franklin Delano Roosevelt the idea for the G.I. Bill of … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Neighborhoods: 250 Anecdotes

All anecdotes are retold in my own words. Alcohol During a long-distance telephone call, choreographer Agnes de Mille told her soldier husband, Walter Prude, that she was pregnant: “We’re having a baby!” He managed to say, “Good God, are you … Continue reading

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Dr. Michael Gregor: How Much Should You Exercise (YouTube)

Dr. Michael Gregor: How Much Should You Exercise (YouTube) Physical fitness authorities seem to have fallen into the same trap as the nutrition authorities, recommending what they think may be achievable, rather than simply informing us what the science says … Continue reading

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Prototypes Productions: Minoule (Vimeo)

Minoule from Prototypes Productions on Vimeo. Prototypes Productions: Minoule (Vimeo) Minoule is a roguish cat spending the whole day on the edge of his windowsill, under roofs. Far off, the song of a small canary in his cage works him … Continue reading

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The Funniest People in Music, Volume 3: 250 Anecdotes

Alcohol Some American towns are wet (they allow alcohol); other American towns are dry (they don’t allow alcohol). During his 1885 American tour, Colonel James H. Mapleson had the misfortune to stop in Topeka, Kansas, a dry town. His opera … Continue reading

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Some Random Good Deeds

Sort of a Good Deed Mimicking-hiccuping wrote this: “I got mugged once in Glasgow as a young teenager. This is how the conversation went. “‘I’m going to need whatever money you have on you, kid.’ “‘I got a £20 note, … Continue reading

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