P.J. O'Rourke's "Foreigners Around the World"

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  1. Sickboy

    Sickboy Latverian Monarch

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    This piece of history was published in National Lampoon magazine in 1976, back when people had a sense of humour.

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  2. Captain

    Captain Alto, Blanco y Guapo Gold

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    Hmm. I guess I can expect a fair number of negs, but I'm not sure this was funny in 1976, or even 1876. But that's just me . . .
     
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    Sickboy Latverian Monarch

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    it's just you.
     
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    Pj O'rourke hates his own people lol
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    The world needs stiffs, too.
     
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    back When PJ was funny
     
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    Je suis P. J. O' Rourke!
     
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    The only good thing was his description of Arabs. It turns out to be true 39 years later
     
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    This was what was once known as "satire" or "irony." It's actually a sophisticated form of humor favored by educated "know-it-alls." "Wit" has since been determined to be dangerous and has since been outlawed by "progressives" and faint-hearted millennials.
     
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    N Copter Shot Dead Banned User

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    You a girl? That might explain it. Cunts think those morning fucking talk shows are funny. Real humor escapes them.

    You might be a cunt. A bleeding cunt.
     
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    PJ was great, I read a lot of his books. Holidays in Hell and Modern Manners (for Rude People) stand out in my memory.
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Italians are the best looking and only ones successful in pwning the rest of Europe!

    Way off, IMO.

    @Stew Nod
     
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    Avery Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Swiss=Mountain jews :jj:
     
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