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Double your pleasure; double your fun

Two options to start off the work week:

The joke of the week is “The Golf Tournament”:

And readers on the mobile site can see the video at


The “Word of the Week” is louche.

And if you want to review previous entries, there is now a gallery of the words.



Posted by John McIntyre at 9:24 AM | | Comments (2)


Ben Rothlesberger has now been reinstated as an NFL quarterback. Although never officially charged, he is accused of running around with louche women.


"I am not a louche woman", slurred Clarise. "I see nothing wrong with four mint juleps..."

Columbus and sports. How about jokes about something unpredictable. The late Dame Joanie,per esempio?

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John McIntyre, mild-mannered editor for a great metropolitan newspaper, has fussed over writers’ work, to sporadic expressions of gratitude, for thirty years. He is The Sun’s night content production manager and former head of its copy desk. He also teaches editing at Loyola University Maryland. A former president of the American Copy Editors Society, a native of Kentucky, a graduate of Michigan State and Syracuse, and a moderate prescriptivist, he writes about language, journalism, and arbitrarily chosen topics. If you are inspired by a spirit of contradiction, comment on the posts or write to him at
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