By Paul Dickson
A revised and extended model of the author's past publication Jokes. there's a new bankruptcy that includes counsel and anecdotes from such luminaries as invoice Novak, Leo Rosten, Charles Osgood and Tip O'Neill. All jokes are ``clean'' and there are chapters on flies within the soup jokes, accidental puns, knock-knock jokes, shaggy puppy jokes and so on. features a bibliography of shaggy dog story books and magazines.
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Will you remember me next week? Yes. Will you remember me tomorrow? Yes. Will you remember me in another minute? Yes. Will you remember me in another second? Yes. Knock, Knock. Who's there? You forgot me already? The Special Occasion Knock Knock, Knock. Who's there? Sensuous. Sensuous who? Sensuous such a nice person, I wish you a happy birthday. 48 DICKSON'S JOKE TREASURY The Celebrity Knock Knock, Knock. Who's there? Baloney. Baloney who? Baloney God can make a tree . This celebrity knock·knock was solicited from William Satire initially to test the premise that the busier and brighter the person, the more likely he is to have a fine knock·knock joke at the forefront of his brain.
Knock-knocks are also extremely satisfying both in the reciting and, for those with the gift, in the creating. To create a really first-rate knock-knock is the mental equivalent of a golfer's holein-one. Sit back and listen to the testimonials: ]. C. , a lawyer from Williamsport, Pennsylvania, recalls: In 1934 when I was 31 years old I was a delegate to the annual meeting of the American Bar Association in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Knock-knock jokes were at their height. I had occasion to use the men's room at my hoteL Upon returning to the lobby I ran into a lawyer friend from Philadelphia.
Peter tells them they all have been admitted, and he will assign each of them a vehicle to use during their eternal stay. He says that he will assign the vehicle based on their marital fidelity. He asks the first man if he had been a faithful husband and is told that he never strayed from the bed of the woman he loved. St. Peter hands him the keys to a Rolls Royce. 35 AT THE PEAILY GATES The second man comes forward, admits ro a few indescreet moments early in his marriage and is awarded the keys to a Plymouth.