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Old 05-13-2014, 12:45 PM
 
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If you haven't heard of Henny Youngman, you owe it to yourself to look him up on You Tube. He was known as the King Of One-liners and here are some quotes that I still remember:

A guy complains of a headache. Another guy says “Do what I do. I put my head on my wife’s bosom, and the headache goes away.” The next day, the man says, “Did you do what I told you to?” “Yes, I sure did. By the way, you have a nice house!”

While playing golf today I hit two good balls. I stepped on a rake.

Those two are a fastidious couple. She’s fast and he’s hideous.

"Doctor, I have a ringing in my ears." "Don't answer!"
Yes, Henny Youngman...wasn't the guy with the catch phrase "Take my wife please".

Just like Rodney Dangerfield always said "I don't any respect".

Phil Silvers was good too.
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:23 PM
 
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I also like Kevin James and Kevin Hart. I would like to see a live show.
Also Kathy Griffen
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Old 05-14-2014, 09:39 PM
 
Location: North Central Illinois
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Back in the day: Red Skelton, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, Carol Burnett.

George Carlin, John Pinnette, Robin Williams, Louis C. K. Melissa McCarthy.
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Old 05-17-2014, 10:44 PM
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Location: Saint Paul, MN
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George Carlin, Louis CK, Jim Gaffigan, Bill Burr, Natasha Leggero, Sarah Silverman, Bill Hicks, Lewis Black, Eddie Murphy, Chris Rock, Robin Williams.. to name a few!
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Old 05-18-2014, 01:17 PM
 
Location: Rochester, N.Y
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I just want to say thanks to all who didn't say Dane Cook. Which was all of you. I don't get his long stupid stories. I never thought he was even remotely funny.

Good picks everyone.

Bill Burr is my favorite. I also like Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Rodney Dangerfield, Kevin James and many others that were already mentioned.
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Old 05-18-2014, 03:35 PM
 
Location: The Jar
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Back in the day: Red Skelton, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway, Carol Burnett.

George Carlin, John Pinnette, Robin Williams, Louis C. K. Melissa McCarthy.
You're talking the cream of the crop!
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Old 05-18-2014, 03:46 PM
 
Location: USA
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Saw Joan Rivers years ago at the Riviera in Las Vegas. Amazing how she could keep up her rapid fire delivery walking back and forth across the stage. She must have breathed at sometime or another. She was fabulous and writes so much of her material. At least she used to.
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Old 05-18-2014, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Central Maryland
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Fluffy!
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Old 05-20-2014, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Area 51.5
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I gotta agree that Jim Gaffigan is pretty hilarious. I also enjoyed Phyllis Diller.
Oh, yes, Phyllis and her husband, Fang, were hilarious!

I detest Robin Williams. I absolutely detest him. He is disgusting and not even remotely funny.

JMO, of course.
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Old 05-21-2014, 10:32 AM
 
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Lots of famous comedians come to mind like those listed here of course... but for a not so famous one, I like Brian Regan.

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