Re: Why kids can't write well -Reply

Subject: Re: Why kids can't write well -Reply
From: Ray Bruman x2325 <rbruman -at- TURING -dot- RAYNET -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 1994 14:17:00 PDT

Yes, you are correct. Eons ago, I heard the punchline as
"Where's the library at, ***hole?"

Apologies to the sensitive ears in this group.

Sally Marquigny <SALLYM -at- MSMAILHQ -dot- NETIMAGE -dot- COM> wrote:

> "it" isn't a prepositional phrase! ;)
> Perhaps the joke went "Where is Harvard Square at?"
> ----------
> From: TECHWR-L
> To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: Why kids can't write well -Reply
> Date: Tuesday, August 16, 1994 7:28AM

> Kayla Westra wrote:

> I have to tell this joke here. Actually, I heard it on _Designing
> Women_ a couple of years back.

> Young Southern debutante greets older Southern lady:
> "Good evening, maam. Where you all from?"
> Older Southern lady:
> "Well, I'm from where ladies don't end their sentences with
> propositions."
> Young Southern debutante:
> "Excuse me, maam. Where you all from, bitch?"

> I heard a variation on this joke way back in 1968. It went:

> Incoming freshman at Harvard:
> "Excuse me. What time is it?"
> Snooty upperclassman:
> "I beg your pardon. At Harvard, we do not end a sentence in a
> preposition."
> Incoming freshman:
> "Okay. What time is it, stupid?"

> Perhaps sitcom writers aren't as original as they would like people
> to think.

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