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A competition to see who can come up with the best Lexphillie held in Dubuque, Iowa.
Lexophile" is a term used to describe those who are clever with words, such as "you can tune a piano but you can't tuna fish" or "to write with a broken pencil is pointless.
The year's winning submissions are........
*A thief who stole a calendar got twelve months.*
*The batteries were given out free of charge.*
*A dentist and a manicurist married.*
*They fought tooth and nail.*
*A will is a dead giveaway.*
*A boiled egg is hard to beat.*
*Police were called to the daycare centre, where a three-year-old was resisting a rest.*
*Did you hear about the fellow whose whole left* *side was cut off ?*
*He's all right now.*
*A bicycle can't stand alone; it is two tired.*
*The guy who fell onto an upholstery machine is now fully re-covered.*
*He had a photographic memory which was never developed.*
*When she saw her first strands of grey hair, she thought she'd dye.*
*Acupuncture is a job well done. That's the point of it.*
*FOR THOSE PEOPLE WITH A LITERARY SENSE OF HUMOR*
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A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business.
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Up to 1,000,000 people could arrive in UK from Hong Kong from January
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Why Trump Will Win
By Isaac Lopez
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Trump's Twitter hacked after Dutch researcher claims he guessed password
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Uber and Lyft must reclassify drivers as employees, appeals court finds
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