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Meretricious! An anecdote (and a Christmas pun) from acclaimed science fiction author Isaac Asimov The late science fiction writer, Isaac Asimov, told this story: Once Horace Gold [my editor] went too far. He rejected a story of mine which he called ‘€œmeretricious.’€ The word is from the Latin meretrix,...
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Buying a Barbie Doll?

Buying a Barbie Doll? Why is the gentleman, who has no children, nieces or nephews, in line to buy a Barbie doll? An atrocious pun for the punch line!
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A Santa Claus Pun

A Santa Claus Pun – A pun that’s truly atrocious – a ‘groaner’ as we call them around here, dealing with Santa Claus and his reindeer. It put a smile on my face, and I hope it puts a smile on yours as well. As you know, it is...
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