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Senior Citizen Birth
It was hailed as a medical breakthrough in fertility treatments when a 72-year-old woman was able to give birth.
When she was discharged from the hospital and went home, a crowd of neighbors and relatives came to visit.
"May we see the new baby?" one asked.
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If the Founding Fathers Had Computers
Mr. Jefferson: Gentlemen, the summer grows hot, and it is essential that we complete this Declaration of Independence.
Dr. Franklin: Wait a minute, Thomas. I have to reboot here.
Mr. Jefferson: That's all right, Ben. We'll go on without you. Has everyone had a chance to look at the draft I posted yesterday?
Mr. Sherman: Not yet, Thomas, I've been having Dropbox replication problems.
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Predicting His Son's Profession
A Tennessee country preacher had a teenage son, and as he neared the end of high school it was getting time the boy should give some thought to choosing a profession. Like many young men, the boy didn't really know what he wanted to do, and he didn't seem too concerned about it.
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