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How To Get Attention, or: As You Read This, You Feel an Irresistible Urge to Go On Reading!

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I Got to Play an April Fools Joke Before I was Born

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Saving SpongeBob Using High Tech

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Pee Here Now

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If Real People Ran the Bank - I (a spoof for the heart)

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Very Precise Fortune Cookies

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Finding Lost Children

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Freudian Slippage

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Slip-sliding On A Peel

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Beyond Black and White

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Maybelle Misfire Joins Mega Corp

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Essential Laughter

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Got Originality?

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Its All About Seeing the Signs

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Sell [Your] Phones

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Valet Parking: Theft with Consent

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A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

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Coffee Tips (and the Elimination Thereof)

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Eye Spy Potatoes

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How to Build a Cobblestone House

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Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe

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The Jokes On You -- Who Should be the Butt of Your Jokes?

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Internet is My True Agent

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When It Rains, It Pours: Creating a Plan

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I Got to Play an April Fools Joke Before I was Born

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Marines Dont Take Crap

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The Top 10 All Time Worst Jokes About Piano Players

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A Lawyers Favorite Lawyer Jokes

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I like to bark. I mean, I like to bark A LOT. So, whattya gonna... Read More

[Not So] Outgoing Mail

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The Hidden Driveway

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The Language of Appalachia

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Evidence of after-hours activity turned up at a Big Boy restaurant salad bar in Detroit... Read More

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Norm Goldman Interviews Comedienne Fran Capo,the Guinness Book Worlds Record for the Fastest Talking

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Humor Under The Keyboards

For me, the piano is the symbol of what is stiff, proper and elegant. It... Read More

Stopping Bad Breath Bart

"Pee-ew! You smell like a skunk soaking in sardine nectar for a week." OK,... Read More

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Whoever dubbed New York, New York "the city that never sleeps" should visit The Maternity... Read More

Bed Bugs Bite

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Maggie, the 22 year-old African elephant, has been a resident of the Alaska Zoo since... Read More

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Cheer-Leadership or All I Need to Know About Business I Learned from Cheerleading

Thanks to teen movies, many people have this stereotypical idea of cheerleaders as being ditzy... Read More

Cant Get There From Here

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Very Precise Fortune Cookies

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Not Your Average Sunday Morning

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Miss Cleo Was a Fake... NO - Really? YES Maaan!

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Space, and the Room for It

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