Crazy Laws by Phil Callaway

Today on Laugh Again, we present our first episode of We Kid You Not. Wherein we will tell you things you can’t believe, but they are possibly true. Are you ready? Here are some crazy laws from actual places. We think some of them may be exaggerated, but here’s what we’re told: • In Samoa,…

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The Good Thing About Waiting (click to comment)

Have you heard of patience? It’s that quality you admire in the driver behind you, but can’t stand in the driver in front of you. Back when they used to throw rice at weddings, a young guy dated a girl for years. She dreamed of the day he would say “I do.” She showed him…

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Five Things Not to say to an Author (click to comment)

What do you say when people ask what you do? Maybe it’s easy. For example: “I’m an accountant. I solve problems you didn’t know you had in ways you don’t understand.” Or if you’re a mom, maybe you say something like, “I’m a mom. Every day I resist the urge to eliminate my hair follicles…

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The Battle of the Dumb (click to comment)

I’m beginning to think that there’s a contagious case of insanity going around when it comes to the things men will do. Take, for your consideration, the Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling Competition. Held near Gloucester, England. From the top of the hill a 9-pound ball of Double Gloucester cheese is rolled, and competitors race down the…

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Laugh-giving Words (click to comment)

Did you ever encounter a word that made you laugh? Here are a few I have laughed at since high school. Absquatulate. It means to leave. Next time you leave a room, say I’m going to absquatulate. Canoodle is a word I miss hearing. It means to hug and kiss. Work that into your vocabulary.…

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The Witch of Wall Street (click to comment)

Are you cheap? I have Scottish ancestors who were so cheap that they wouldn’t even tip their hats. If fact, legend has it that they married skinny girls so they could buy smaller rings. My dad was so cheap that he would climb into tightly packed subway cars to press his clothing. Here are a…

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One Flew Over the Teacher’s Desk (click to comment)

I was a problem child during my school days. If you were to check the records at Prairie Elementary School, you would discover that I still hold the record for ‘Most Whippings In A Week.’ By high school the teachers were wondering if there was any hope for me. To complicate matters, there were some…

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Airline Laughs (click to comment)

My daughter and I were bumping along on a flight recently when an attendant came across the speakers with the following: “Ladies and gentlemen, we do feature a smoking section on this flight. If you must smoke, please contact a member of the flight crew and we will escort you to the wing of the…

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Nursery Rhymes (click to comment)

Do you remember some of the lullabies we used to hear? When I was a child my mother rocked me gently on her lap, and hummed ever so softly the saddest of songs. As soon as I provided her with Grand-children, she began inflicting the same punishment on them. “Gramma,” the children would beg her,…

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