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From edmund jones
I gave Yehudi Menewun.
From Jim HoyleI don't know where you hail from, Ed, but when I was a lad in UK there was a chidlren's programme called "Crackerjack" and they cracked exactly that joke /without fail/ in every show!
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 05:27 PM
From edmund jonesHi Jim...funnily enough I heard it watching Crackerjack some 30 yeards ago with my kids!
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 05:39 PM
Glad at least that some kids understood the joke!
From Megan ChapelasI don't get it.....
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 06:18 PM
From Zachary GraftNeither do I...
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 06:54 PM
From Jim W. Miller"Me new 'un," chappies.
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 07:02 PM
From Zachary Graftooooooooooohhhhhhhhhhh, o.k., now that makes a little more sense. haha
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 07:03 PM
From Megan ChapelasAll right, who's going to buy me a viola?
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 07:10 PM
From Emil ChudnovskyQ: (for Megan) What did the violist get on his IQ test?
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 08:40 PM
AND NOW FOR OUR PRESS CONFERENCE
Mr. President, follow up question: why don't the firsts get hemorrhoids either?
From Penelope BrackenburyFor the best... nothing could beat Gilda Radner doing "Emily Latella," that famed outraged and hearing-impaired senior citizen of many SNL Late Night News editorials....
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 10:34 PM
"I want to know why people are protesting violins on television! They are very nice instruments. We should have more violins, not less, on television if you ask me!"
From Juanita MarionGood grief.
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 10:42 PM
From Willie Mwhoever drinks the most, probably has the best scotch fantasy...so in that case me>rabin>heifetz
Posted on August 1, 2007 at 10:53 PM
From Alison SmithCareer advice: Don't take up the violin unless you don't mind being permanently b'roque
Posted on August 2, 2007 at 11:51 AM
(Slightly off topic, but related. Definition of an oboe - an ill wind that no one blows good)
From Emil ChudnovskyViolin: n. - an instrument for the tickling of human ears by means of friction of a horse's tail upon the entrails of a cat. (paraphrased, probably, from Bierce's "Devil's Dictionary")
Posted on August 2, 2007 at 04:42 PM
From Jodi BI thought that joke was a brittish joke... haha
Posted on August 3, 2007 at 02:14 PM
I don't get a lot of monty python either ... my husband loves it
From Jim HoyleI'm going to stick to being ... Bicycle Repairman. Might have some value in times to come.
Posted on August 3, 2007 at 10:36 PM
But the worst violin joke I ever heard was ... William Primrose playing "On Wings of Song" on violin. Well, he was a viola player! ;-)
This was an original 78 on a wind-up but you can get them on CD I think. The slow wobbly vibrato was notable.
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