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  • The flatulence factor

    The use of the n-word is strictly taboo in our society. And so it should be. It harks back to a time when some of us, because of the colour of ...

  • Hail to the chief

    My heart goes out to members of the Roman Catholic church.It really does. Not being sarcastic in the least. I think to be a faithful member of ...

  • Le Petit Dejeuner

    Daughter Number One arrived for a short weekend today. With her she brought three quarters of the “Boys Only Club,” the caption she uses for the ...

  • Descending into the golden years

    I was watching the venerable Shirley Douglas on TV the other day.You know the lady I mean. Daughter of Tommy Douglas, the father of Medicare. ...

  • Hannah — with arms only

    I don’t talk about disabilities very much.For one thing, in my experience very few disabilities are funny. There is a joke about a fellow with ...

  • Thoughts for the times

    Three? Four? Five? How many earth-shattering events have we had in the last two weeks or so? I’m beginning to think the Mayans were only off by a ...

  • It’s all about osculation

    This past week is sometimes known as kissing week. Not by everyone, of course. Some people know it as yet another week in which highly creative ...

  • Little interest in massage parlour

    It's difficult writing a column with the leadtime of almost a week for some of you, and more for the rest of you. Anything can happen in that ...

  • The dumbest question of all

    Here’s the most stupid line in the history of Hollywood movies. I’ve seen it many times, as have you. (That’s not the line.) Last night I was ...

  • Liar, liar

    He sat there for 2 1/2 hours and his pants never once caught fire. That’s not easy to do, but all the great ones seem to manage it somehow. ...