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« Reply #90 on: August 31, 2007, 12:19:43 PM »

Here's a good one...

What's brown, and sounds like a bell?


















DUNNNG!
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« Reply #91 on: August 31, 2007, 07:14:51 PM »



How witty, how gay, how...

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karlhenning - 9:46 AM ET August 30, 2007 (#45632 of 45638)
more relentlessly exact bongos

"I remember, as if it had only been yesterday, the first that a schoolmate in our beginning French class answered a sneeze with the mistaken Blessez vous!"
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« Reply #92 on: August 31, 2007, 07:17:07 PM »



Followed by...

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maestrissimo. - 1:13 PM ET August 30, 2007 (#45633 of 45638)
... despite and still.

«titter»

:-)
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« Reply #93 on: August 31, 2007, 07:28:23 PM »



And then, of course, there's the serious Opera Queens:

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dementeddavo - 11:00 AM ET August 25, 2007 (#36096 of 36127)
I'm just saying....

"Pitchy?" Is this American Idol?"


kashania - 1:14 PM ET August 25, 2007 (#36098 of 36127)

DD: Yes, "pitchy" and "pageanty". LOL
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« Reply #94 on: August 31, 2007, 07:32:35 PM »



Of course, my dear karl, I'm just being humorous.

Actually there are some very astute opera queens over there in the NYTimes Opera Forum. For example,

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amneris45 - 1:00 PM ET August 23, 2007 (#36089 of 36127)

Rosenkavalier on Sirius

I am now listening on Sirius to a 1983 Met Rosenkavalier with Kiri Te Kanawa as the Marschallin. This was apparently her last Marschallin at the Met.

What a bore! Very pretty singing, but no characterization that I can hear. Compared with Schwarzkopf, Della Casa, Soedersrtom, Crespin, Schwanewilms and others--she just doesn't have it, IMNSHO.

Was she always this dull?

ZZZZZzzzzz....
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« Reply #95 on: August 31, 2007, 07:39:53 PM »





And last but not least this simply amazingly titillating little tidbid from another Opera Queen.

Perhaps a friend of yours, karl? Such wit and intelligence over there in Opera.

I'm so happy the NYTimes didn't purge your lovely little opera and classical music forums...

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andrewbl7 - 9:09 AM ET August 20, 2007 (#36072 of 36127)
Some hum the airs while they are being sung. The funerals of these do not occur often enough. Mark Twain

"This is a little off topic, but I coudn't resist. A woman in Australia has been killed by her pet camel after the animal may have tried to have sex with her."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6954728.s [...]

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« Reply #96 on: August 31, 2007, 09:33:20 PM »



Naturally--or perhaps unnaturally--my dear karl, I was very disappointed...

When the link to the scandalous camel-humping story didn't quite work.

Apparently "andrew" didn't copy the link right...she left off the .stm at the end...

Nevertheless, being a truly diligent pulp fiction True Detective private dick...

I came up with the world-shaking opera news item:

Pet camel kills Australian woman

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/6954728.stm

A woman in Australia has been killed by her pet camel after the animal may have tried to have sex with her.
The woman was found dead at the family's sheep and cattle ranch near the town of Mitchell in Queensland.

The woman had been given the camel as a 60th birthday present earlier this year because of her love of exotic pets.

The camel was just 10 months old but already weighed 152kg (336lbs) and had come close to suffocating the family's pet goat on a number of occasions.

On Saturday, the woman apparently became the object of the male camel's desire.

It knocked her to the ground, lay on top of her and displayed what the police delicately described as possible mating behaviour.

"I'd say it's probably been playing, or it may be even a sexual sort of thing," the Associated Press news agency quoted Queensland police Detective Senior Constable Craig Gregory as saying.

Young camels are not normally aggressive but can become more threatening if treated and raised as pets.

(My dear karl, don't you think this would be a lovely Opera? One could call it "One Hump, Or Two?")



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« Reply #97 on: September 01, 2007, 02:49:35 AM »

This is the COMEDY thread......



 

Too bad there's not a message board for hermaphrodite's...you'd feel right at home I'm sure.






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« Reply #98 on: September 01, 2007, 02:59:15 AM »

Dear Private Dick...

Any forum you're on.......is a comedy forum.
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« Reply #99 on: September 04, 2007, 11:46:36 AM »

Speaking of Opera...

What do you call the fat lady who works at the bank?
























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« Reply #100 on: September 06, 2007, 07:55:48 PM »

Walmart Love
From CNN:

ROANOKE, Virginia (AP) -- Wal-Mart has ditched a program that helped single shoppers find love in the discount store's aisles.

Officials at Wal-Mart headquarters in Bentonville, Arkansas, ordered their Roanoke store to put an end to Singles Shopping, the only program of its kind at Wal-Mart's U.S. stores.

Taking a cue from Wal-Marts in Germany, the month-old program encouraged customers on Friday evenings to pick up a red bow they could place on their shopping carts as an invitation to other singles. "Flirt points" were set up in various sections of the store.

A Wal-Mart spokesman declined to comment on the reason behind the program's cancellation. But customer Dale Firebaugh, who showed up Friday night hoping to meet his match, said store employees told him several people had complained.

"I'm disappointed," said Firebaugh, 63. "Where can someone over 40 who doesn't smoke or drink or go to bars meet someone?"

A little news flash, darlin'....if you think Walmart's your only hope, meeting the person of your dreams is the least of your worries.

http://jehanne1431.blogspot.com/2005/07/walmart-love.html


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« Reply #101 on: September 06, 2007, 08:47:26 PM »

One of the funniest lines I've heard, and I think someone on this forum said it:  They've opened a Walmart in my neighborhood.....now I can finally afford some of that plastic lawn furniture.

That said, they're opening a SUPER WALMART about a mile down the road from me next month. 
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« Reply #102 on: September 06, 2007, 09:14:43 PM »

overheard at the local walmart...

My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to .99 a can. That's $7.00 in dog money.
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« Reply #103 on: September 07, 2007, 09:42:03 AM »

overheard at the local walmart...

My dog is worried about the economy because Alpo is up to .99 a can. That's $7.00 in dog money.

Good one!
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« Reply #104 on: September 07, 2007, 12:44:54 PM »

Speaking of Barak Obama, I hear his bumper sticker is very popular in the  land oF G Wallace.

I found this odd until I saw that one was altered:

GO'BAMA '08

Funny...

One of the most poular bumper stickers in So Cal used to be for a regional hamburger chain called In and Out Burger

You almost never saw one that was not "altered" to    In and Out urge


They discontinued the bumperstickers...
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