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JOKE

DID YOU HEAR ABOUT THE GIRL WHO WENT TO THE BEACH AND BAKED
HERSELF UNDER THE HOT SUN FOR SIX HOURS? SHE WANTED TO BE
THE TOAST OF THE TOWN.

James Callow Keyword(s): TOAST OF THE TOWN: CELEBRITY

Subject headings: PROSE NARRATIVE -- Jest Anecdote

Date learned: 00-00-1983

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WHEN I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL, THE RUMOR WAS GOING AROUND THAT
DINAH SHORE HAD ONCE HAD A NEGRO BABY AND HAD PUT IT UP
FOR ADOPTION.

Where learned: TENNESSEE ; NASHVILLE

James Callow Keyword(s): CELEBRITY

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Secular hero
BELIEF -- Birth
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Date learned: NOT GIVEN

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Retort

You must be Bob Hope's brother, No Hope.

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This is a sarcastic retort used when a person has had a sarcastic remark directed towards them.

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(Bob Hope [1903-2003] was a famous celebrity and humanitarian.)

James Callow comment:

Odd First Name (Regarding No Hope).

Keyword(s): CELEBRITY ; COMEBACK ; INSULT ; Pop Culture ; RETORT ; SARCASM ; Wisecrack

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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You must be Lana Turner's sister, Stomach Turner.

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This is a sarcastic retort used when a person has had a sarcastic remark directed towards them.

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Lana Turner [1921-1995] was a famous actress.

James Callow comment:

Taunt in Prose

Keyword(s): CELEBRITY ; COMEBACK ; INSULT ; RETORT ; SARCASM ; Wisecrack

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

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