[Ads-l] No soap

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 4 16:06:53 EDT 2016

On Sun, Sep 4, 2016 at 2:52 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>

> It was a psychological test for discovering how many
> people would feel forced to laugh at a "joke" that was so obviously unfunny
> and meaningless.

The point of the study was to develop the shortest shaggy-dog story ever

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

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