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27 minutes ago, Arauna said:

There is a time for everything..... humor can also be derogatory 

So....who decides?


... by the way ... I heard  that joke from a black comedian, Eddie Murphy.

I had the frame of reference to find it EXTREMELY funny!

OH! ... and I thought it was funny your attempt at black pronunciation.  You have real talent there!


Lighten up! ... you will live a LOT longer.

People with no sense of humor ... it just FEELS  like they are living forever.  Especially if you have to be around them.


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46 minutes ago, James Thomas Rook Jr. said:

Lighten up! ... you will live a LOT longer.

Unless I am very mistaken (and what are the chances of that?) she is the one more suited to counsel you as to how to live longer.

She is older than you as it is, and she was not afraid to take on Alan the Obnoxious. You ran like a scared rabbit even when your two favorite subjects, Trump and global warming, came up on the docket.

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10 hours ago, James Thomas Rook Jr. said:

You make a quote from the movie "Cool Hand Luke", and missed "Shakin' the bushes boss"?

I think I didn’t miss a thing. You are either doing something unmentionable or you are making your escape—and not a moment too soon.

Besides, I just made that line up myself. If it turns out that movie plagiarized it, they’ve got a major lawsuit on their hands.

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