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  •  The other kind of classic Maine humor is at the (4+ / 0-)

    expense of "people from away", that is, people not from or living in Maine. See the joke downthread at the expense of people from Connecticut.

    This is by far the most classically prevalent kind of two or three liner joke told in private but rarely in public these days. When I was younger, you heard a lot of these jokes told in general stores and bean suppers.

    Pope Francis: the Thumb of Christ in the eyes of the Pharisees.

    by commonmass on Wed Apr 16, 2014 at 08:10:30 PM PDT

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