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The fruit of the vine…loosens the lips.

A Duck Groaner
While having lunch at Columbia Street Restaurant, with my 88-year-old mother-in-law, she mentioned they had duck burgers.
“Duck burgers,” I replied, “eating duck makes me laugh.”
“It does?”
“Yeah, it quacks me up!”

Some people are a lot like Slinkies.
If you push them down the stairs, it’ll bring a smile to your face.

Ask me no questions, I’ll tell you no lies!
What’s the big deal about don’t ask, don’t tell?
If you don’t ask me, I won’t tell.”
But, I know a lady who will tell, even if you don’t ask.

No Joke
As we were driving during rush hour, we came upon a construction site and immediately got into a traffic jam.
“This is a joke,” my wife said, somewhat irritated.
“If it’s a joke,” I replied, “Why ain’t I laughing?”

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Jim Schindler

A graduate of John Carroll University and a successful businessman, the founder/ CEO of Bandido's Mexican restaurants. Jim writes the "Schindler Sez" column in the newspaper. He also authors a series of books of short, true, and humorous stories. > Read Full Biography > More Articles Written By This Writer