Kryponite and garlic

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Jan 4 15:33:59 UTC 2010

I don't recall any book of grape jokes. I may have heard a few others, e.g.,
"What's purple and sacks Rome?" "Attila the Grape."

"What are the angriest fruits?" "The grapes of wrath."

But at this stage I can't swear that I didn't just make those up.  Easy and


On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:

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> At 1/4/2010 08:58 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> >Hey, what's huge and purple and lives at the bottom of the sea?
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> >It was so hilarious in 1964 I can't even write it!
> Moby Grape?  (Jon, was there a book of grape jokes?  I can't remember.)
> Joel
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