Kryponite and garlic

Charles Doyle cdoyle at UGA.EDU
Mon Jan 4 15:42:07 UTC 2010

Variant (c1960):  "What's big and green and lives in the ocean?"

"Moby Pickle."

Ah, the age of absurdism!


>On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:
>> At 1/4/2010 08:58 AM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>> >Hey, what's huge and purple and lives at the bottom of the sea?
>> >
>> >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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