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  •  In the 70's/80's "Totally Gross Jokes" ... (5+ / 0-)

    ... made the rounds through several volumes.
    "Murphy's Law" was also a big publishing hit, and perhaps I should mention "Sniglets," although they are entangled with Douglas Adams and "real" humorists.

    The wonderful Loompanics Catalog out of Port Townsend, Washington spent a lot of effort defending itself for carrying the "Hayduke" crap and the "Anarchist's Cookbook" well into the late 90's --Loompanics may or may not still exist, but I lost contact with them about then.

    Thanks for bringing up this sub-culture of goofball books:
    Perhaps the most famous being Parson Weems' collection of George Washington stories.

    Millions of us – the majority – must come together to insist that President Obama and the Democrats stand up and fight for the things we sent them there to do ... Michael Moore

    by MT Spaces on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 01:09:54 PM PDT

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