Sunday, November 29, 2009

The Old Jokes

They never go out of style, the old jokes; they're simply retold in a different style:

"I saw you at the whorehouse," a Righteous Man accuses his Peer:
[A Righteous Man, forced to depend on food stamps] has noticed crowds of midnight shoppers once a month when benefits get renewed. While policy analysts, spotting similar crowds nationwide, have called them a sign of increased hunger, he sees idleness. “Generally, if you’re up at that hour and not working, what are you into?” he said.
"And how, exactly, did you come to see me there?" the Peer retorts...

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