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#130826 07/29/04 03:26 AM
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Jacques Offenbach
A man who did not often balk;
When asked to write Gaite Parisienne,
Replied, "I can can."


#130827 07/29/04 10:35 AM
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Reminding me of the time Toulouse-Lautrec was living in a squalid atelier in Paris. A terrible fire roared through the building in the middle of the night and the starving artist grabbed his Levis and ran down the stairs.

He fainted from lack of oxygen but was quickly revived by a friend. He said, "George, did the fire fighters save any of my worldly goods?"

The reply was, "I'm afraid not. You have nothing, Toulouse, but your jeans."



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#130828 07/29/04 02:15 PM
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TEd, how does your wife put up with you?? (speaking as one who has had to deal with this on an almost-daily basis, but at least he doesn't post his madness, often...)



#130829 07/29/04 10:36 PM
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I had a friend who named his truck Toulouse.


#130830 07/29/04 11:42 PM
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Speaking as an expert on TEd's wife, it's a simple matter. I have a terrible memory for punchlines, and love his puns just as much the second time around. (Or the 20th, TEd says.)


#130831 07/29/04 11:48 PM
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Hi, darling,

Welcome to AWAD. It's only taken what four or five years to get you to log on. It's a neat place!

Hugs

TEd





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#130832 07/30/04 11:07 AM
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love his puns just as much the second time around

I love them just as much the second time around, too, but that doesn't answer the question.


#130833 07/30/04 06:15 PM
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The only good pun is a bad pun.
IMHO anyone who doesn't like puns is suffering from a vitamin deficiency due to recieving less than the recommended daily allowance of silly.
I will admit to having become addicted, I go into withdrawal if I do without.
Hi TEd's wife! [wave]


#130834 07/30/04 06:27 PM
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Welcome, Peggy! You are indeed a patient soul.


#130835 07/30/04 09:51 PM
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anyone who doesn't like puns

I love good puns. I don't consider torturing words on some theme into totally unrelated contexts to be good puns. Or even bad puns, as far as that goes.


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