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My friend Judy is fascinated by funny newspaper headlines. She emails me a bunch each day from the L.A. Times. I think tonights was "Rockies Horror Show" or something to that affect.

I'm more fascinated by funny news stories. Well, they aren't funny to all the parties involved.

The one I read a few days ago was from New Delhi. Wild monkeys attacked the city's deputy mayor. He then fell from his balcony and died.

Apparently in India, a lot of places are overrun by Rhesus Macaques.

Maybe that's not funny. But, hearing about someone attacked by monkeys, just sounds so bizarre at first, you can't help but laugh.

What happened to the good ol' days when they'd get mad and throw their poo?

Anyway, I'll end with one of the sickest (and funniest) jokes I've heard in months.

What do you call a bunch of mutilated lab monkeys?

Rhesus Pieces.

(I'm here all week folks. Tip the waitresses)

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This calls for a puke smilie!

Monkeys are fiends. In the wild, macaques have a vicious greeting which involves one scratching the hand of another to draw blood. A few miles from me, there is a special retirement home for ex lab monkeys and each time they meet a new human, they do the same. The manager there has a completly scarred hand, it could belong to Freddy Kruger.

Oct. 26, 2007

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