Old Wives' Tales
Radio & TV
Toxin du jour
Various lists of "real," unintentionally humorous statements and questions from the mouths of doctors, lawyers, schoolchildren, college students, tourists, and John Q. Public are a staple of net humor. Some of the same lists have been circulating on the Internet for years, and many of them were making regular appearances in newspapers and magazines for decades before that. Are any of them real, or are they all merely clever inventions? The truth is nearly impossible to determine after all this time. All that matters is that they still tickle our funny bones.
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