Category Archives: humor

  1. Founts, Gags, and Reality

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    October 2, 2020 by libroshombre

                A “fount of knowledge” is “a person, organization, book, etc. that provides reliable information, advice, or ideas,” according to …
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  2. Happiness, Jokes, and Nachos

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    August 15, 2019 by libroshombre

    Good news: August is National Happiness Month! Joy’s in short supply these smoky, hyper-political days, so the arrival of the …
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  3. Superiority, Incongruity, and Benign Violation

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    December 13, 2015 by libroshombre

    Many of us feel strongly about the newspaper’s daily comics.  Personally, I’ve cherished the inventive diversions comic strips supplied during …
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  4. Tree Asps, Knock-knock Jokes, and Surprising Books

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    January 5, 2015 by libroshombre

    The powerful 17th century French nobleman Francois de La Rochefoucauld made a sad commentary on his life when he wrote, …
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  5. Grammar Jokes, German Genders, and Frank Lloyd Wright

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    April 10, 2014 by libroshombre

    Successful jokes depend greatly upon their recipients. Some listeners recoil at puns while others revel in them. Dante must have …
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