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My Wife and I Argue over our Travel Plans (Hey, I’m not Cheap but…)

November 30th, 2012 · 7 Comments · American Humor, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Charming, Children and Pets, Clash of the Sexes, Cute, Family Humor, Farce, Funny Absurd, Funny Banter, Funny Dialogue Story, Funny Family, Funny Husband & Wife Story, Funny Husband and Wife Banter, Funny Outrageous, Funny Travel, Jokes, Lifestyle, Oddball, Offbeat, Screwball, Slice of Life, Sweet, Whimsy, Witty, Zany

I don’t understand how women think. It’s been a mystery to me all my life and I expect it will continue to confound me ‘til the day I die. I had a perfectly reasonable idea for how our family should spend the holidays this year. It was practical, do-able and would have saved us a […]

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The Freeze Dried Monster on the Skyway

December 12th, 2009 · 7 Comments · Allegory or Fairy Tale, Architecture, British Comedy, British Humour, Canada Humor, Children and Pets, Christmas, Family Humor, Funny Horror, Funny Monster, Funny Paranormal, Funny Scary, Funny Science Fiction, Funny Torture, General Humor, General Interest, Jokes, Lifestyle, Monster, Political Humor, Satire, Science Fiction, Technology Advances

Gerry Westerfield was the kind of 25- to 30-year-old who disappears into the background. He grew his mat-black hair long, cultivated a beard and was perpetually attired in denim. He’d studied computer science at Sir Wilfred Laurier University but hadn’t quite earned his degree. There was no question he was a savant when it came to […]

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