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Old 07-31-2009, 11:18 AM
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1) As a kid I had a joke book with this riddle:

How do you get down from an elephant?
You don't, you get down from a duck.

For decades I thought it was very dry humor along the lines of "Don't do something difficult, do something easy" -- and they used a duck because it's a funny word.

2) For 10 years I worked at a building where one of the other cars had the vanity plate XANITAX, and I always wondered if it referred to a tax accountant, or pharmaceutical sales, or what? When I finally got it, I felt particularly stupid because

SPOILER:
My sister's name is Anita.

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