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Friday, April 26, 2013

The manager of a clothing store returned from his lunch and noticed that one of his clerks had a bandaged hand. He asked what happened, and the clerk answered, “Don’t worry about it, sir. I have great news! I finally sold that hideously ugly suit we’ve been trying to get rid of for so long.”
“That’s great!” the manager said. “I thought we’d never get that pink-and-purple monstrosity out of here, but do tell me, what happened to your hand?”
“Oh,” the clerk replied, “after I sold the suit to the guy, his Seeing Eye dog bit me.”
What did rebellious Boston colonists do to British customs commissioner John Malcolm in 1775 when he attempted to collect the tax on tea?

They forced him to drink large quantities of hot tea after stripping him, tar-and-feathering him, and parading him through the streets of Boston. The attack took place four weeks after the Boston Tea Party
On a 1987 episode of Newhart, Michael (Peter Scolari) mentions star Bob Newhart’s old show, The Bob Newhart Show, to innkeeper Dick Loudon (played by Newhart). Michael calls it “the one with the shrink who stutters.” Dick replies, “He didn’t stutter, he … he … he stammered.”
(I just LOVE it when they do things like that - inside jokes are the best when you get them!)
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