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Earlier this morning, BFSkinner wrote a diary about Yiddish curses, that got me thinking....

Yes, we need serious diaries.  We need to win the elections (that's plural), we need to stay informed, we need letters to the editor, we need Olbermann and Maddow and so on and on.  We need to donate and work.  But we also need to laugh.

so..... below the fold..... jokes!

A guy goes to a tailor to have a suit made.  The tailor takes his measurements and tells him to come back in a month.

"A MONTH!!!???? It only took God 6 days to make the whole universe!"
"Nu? Look at it!"
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A Texan and a Jew are sitting next to each other on a plane.  They get to talking.  The Texan asks the Jew if he owns property.  

J: "Yeah, I got property"
T: "Well.... how big is your property?"
J: "In front, maybe 100 feet, and in back, a good 120 feet"
T: "100 feet!!!! On my ranch in Texas, I can get in my car at 9 in the morning, drive all day, and, at 5 oclock I will still be on my property"
J: "Oy!  I had a car like that once!
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What's the difference between heaven and hell?
In heaven, the English are the police, the French are the cooks, the Italians are the lovers, the Swiss are the bureaucrats and the Germans are the mechanics.  

But in hell..... The English are the cooks, the Germans are the police, the French are the mechanics, the Italians are the bureaucrats and the Swiss are the lovers

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A priest and a rabbi are sitting next to each other on a plane.  They get to talking.

The priest asks: "Tell me, rabbi, I know your religion forbids you from eating certain foods.  But have you ever violated the rules"

The rabbi replies.  "Yes; once, I had some bacon.  But tell me, I know your religion forbids you from being with a woman.  But have you ever .... ?

P: "No.  I've been true to my vows my whole life"
R:  "What a shame!  It's so much better than bacon!

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That's a start.  In the comments, put a joke, or a thought about jokes.  I'll doubtless come up with many more, as will we all.

Originally posted to plf515 on Wed Sep 10, 2008 at 05:43 AM PDT.

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