Category Archives: Mockery and derision

Making fun of someone, something, someplace, sumbitch

Evil, evil bo beevil

To many these days, there’s nothing more satisfying than making fun of something or someone they don’t understand, without realizing how very much they misunderstand that “those people” do, in fact, understand, but are too polite, or Canadian, to say … Continue reading

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Attention: people in white coats

A bear walks into a bar… Okay, hold it right there… I don’t know about you, but it’s been quite a while since a bear last walked into a bar in my town. Some blame it on the liberals, those … Continue reading

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Our Dictator

Q. I’ve heard some people say that our dictator is a narcissist. What does that mean? A. A narcissist is a mixed bag of nuts. Telltale signs include: an inflated sense of being the biggest liar in the world; an … Continue reading

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Rawt Ro

Owner: What do you want? Can’t you see I’m thinking? Ownee: Here I am, standing at attention, my head cocked at an adorable angle, awaiting your command. By the way, if you happen to have an old, unused treat hanging … Continue reading

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Stoned, as it were

Q. It’s been said ‘You can’t get blood from a stone.’ Why? A. You mean why do people say that? Or why can’t you get blood from a stone? Q. Um… A. Take your time. Actually, it’s my time. But … Continue reading

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Pearls before dopes

Note: If reading these haiku1 aloud, try ending each with the word “Grasshopper.” Or not. (Presence of actual grasshopper not necessary.) Pilgrim’s Lack of Progress Once there was no hate only love to soothe the souls of those who had … Continue reading

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Some serious stank

Q. Is hip-hop dead? A. Did you say hip hop? Q. No, I said hip-hop. The hyphen is silent, but it’s there. You can feel it. You can even dance to it. If you don’t feel it you will never … Continue reading

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