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Advisory: Occasional strong language. Discretion advised specially for the Limericks.
Today's FortunesJan 15, 2021
A German, a Pole and a Czech left camp for a hike through...
A German, a Pole and a Czech left camp for a hike through the woods.
After being reported missing a day or two later, rangers found two bears,
one a male, one a female, looking suspiciously overstuffed. They killed
the female, autopsied her, and sure enough, found...
Aberdeen was so small that when the family with the car went...
Aberdeen was so small that when the family with the car went
on vacation, the gas station and drive-in theatre had to close.
According to the Rand McNally Places-Rated Almanac, the best...
According to the Rand McNally Places-Rated Almanac, the best place to live in
America is the city of Pittsburgh. The city of New York came in twenty-fifth.
Here in New York we really don't care too much. Because we know that we could
beat up their city anytime...
"All snakes who wish to remain in Ireland will please...
"All snakes who wish to remain in Ireland will please raise their right hands."
-- Saint Patrick
Also, the Scots are said to have invented golf. Then they...
Also, the Scots are said to have invented golf. Then they had
to invent Scotch whiskey to take away the pain and frustration.
Daily Fortunes for Jan 15, 2021 (today)