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Category: Language & True Story & Work

March 30, 2015

The Bank Teller

This is an absolutely true story -- it happened to me (Jumbo Joke site owner Randy Cassingham).

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Category: Misc.

March 27, 2015

Inner Neighborhood Services

True story? Dunno: it was sent to me by a friend, and is a forward of a forward of....

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I have a friend who is president of his homeowner's association in Washington, D.C. They are having a terrible problem with trash on the side of the roads around his association's homes. The reason, according to him, is there are being built just next to them six new homes -- big ones! And the trash, he says, is coming from the Mexican work crews working at the construction sites. (McDonald's bags, Burger King trash, etc).

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Category: Geek & Religion

March 25, 2015

The God Particle

No physicist* would call the Higgs boson** the "God Particle" like the media does. But it leads to astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson's favorite science joke:

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