From: "Roy C. Lackey"
Subject: Re: (urth) Lupine Humor: A Challenge Date: Mon, 6 May 2002 14:57:12 -0500 Dan'l wrote: >Presumably, most of you have seen some of these also. I'd like to challenge >as many of you as possible to post your favorite example. I don't suppose it's really a joke, and it's not that subtle, but I've always found it funny; it's one of Wolfe's little digs at the eggheads of academe, from CASTLEVIEW (pp. 36-37). Lisa Solomon is talking about the fireplace: "Do you know, I read just today that open fires don't actually heat a building? It seems they draw in more cold air than they warm; just think of all those ignorant people who froze themselves to death, and never realized it, for thousands of years." -Roy --