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Old 07-31-2009, 01:18 PM
Siam Sam is offline
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Thought of another one. In Texas, we had Aggie jokes. An Aggie is a student at Texas A&M University, a pretty darned good school, up there with the best in the country, but for some reason a culture of jokes has grown up with the basic theme of how dumb the students are. For most of them, you could probably substitute "Polish" for "Aggie," and it would work the same, regarding Polish jokes, which I think were common elsewhere back when I was younger.

This one joke went: "Did you hear about the Aggie who couldn't spell? He spent $25 to spend the night in a warehouse." I was just a kid and didn't get it. I even asked my father about it, and he pretended he didn't know. (I'm convinced he was pretending; he didn't like to talk about stuff like that.)