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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The Rhinoceros Up the Tree

When I asked my brilliant granddaughter how to frame my water string stories for Ebb and Flow, she said, "Humor!" immediately.

I am not known for my humor. I have quite a bizarre sense of humor, I'll admit, and tend towards the obtuse, which is about two turns of a Möbius strip past obscure. Yet I still persist in believing that there are more of us freaks with odd senses of humor than is generally supposed, and so I venture this joke I just read in "The Electric Radish:"
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"Sumatran Rhinoceros Way Kambas 2008" by Willem v Strien - flickr: IMG_2227. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sumatran_Rhinoceros_Way_Kambas_2008.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Sumatran_Rhinoceros_Way_Kambas_2008.jpg



How does a rhinoceros get up a tree?

She climbs on an acorn and waits.