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From: "Roy C. Lackey" 
Subject: Re: (urth) Lupine Humor: A Challenge
Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 14:57:12 -0500

 Dan'l wrote:

>Presumably, most of you have seen some of these also. I'd like to challenge
>as many of you as possible to post your favorite example.

I don't suppose it's really a joke, and it's not that subtle, but I've
always found it funny; it's one of Wolfe's little digs at the eggheads of
academe, from CASTLEVIEW (pp. 36-37). Lisa Solomon is talking about the

"Do you know, I read just today that open fires don't actually heat a
building? It seems they draw in more cold air than they warm; just think of
all those ignorant people who froze themselves to death, and never realized
it, for thousands of years."



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