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cadmium

when i was a lab-mouse
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in the house of lords,
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i guess i ate cake. they'd feed
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me like a plant, but
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show a picture of betty crocker,
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life was fine.
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the fourth reich's
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about the same,
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but we got more sugar.
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language? the
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first palabber talk? gracie
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tells of a mother to be,
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the father's from holland.
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says the woman's
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learning dutch
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so's she can understand
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the baby when
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it gets born.
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8 Aug 18

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inverted progression from word-jokes to position humor. 'gracie' is gracie allen. joke is from the film 'international house', 1933.
 — cadmium

when i was an ant
on top of Mount Sinai
 — unknown

hadda' aunt at mt. sinai. brain surgeon. replaced mine with a can of navy beans. now all's i want to do is smoke rope.
 — cadmium

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