Big bob test with lots of shortcodes

At one firm in the 1980s our group occupied cubicles in a row near some windows.  I sat in the left end cubicle next to my log-time buddy, Art.  A colleague named Big Bob inhabited a cubicle several cubes toward the building’s entrance door. One day one of my shoes squeaked as I walked. Big Bob made a remark to Mike, an engineer who lived across the Big Bob sauntered down to my work area..aisle from Big Bob, about some squeaky...

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A Big Bob Story

Big Bob sauntered down to my work area and casually enquired if I had a wooden leg.

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Raw Water

Out of touch with Reality Silicon Valley “bros” have been smoking something bad when they manage to convince each other to pay $35 for a jug of unfiltered untreated “raw” water.

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Musical Puns

Comment threads of news items can be pretty much echo chambers but every once in a while, some posts a random comment that leads to a rich variety of punny responses.

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Truth in Labeling

Truth in Labeling

Truth in Product Labeling I was stunned, stunned! I tell you, when I noticed this in a recent market advertising circular: 

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Chemistry Puns

I lurk on various news and special interest forums. Occasionally the commenters get carried away with cascading puns:

Heisenberg is driving down a road when a cop stops him. The cop comes up to the window and says, “Do you know how fast you were going?” Heisenberg responds, “No, but I know where I am.”

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Pithy Sayings

Found in the comments of a recent article I read:

All that gold is not glitter.

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Jeanne’s Tree Nightmare

Jeanne’s Tree Nightmare

While walking my dog (strange things always seem to happen when I’m walking my dog), I came upon a black van parked near my neighbor Jeanne’s house. There were a couple of goons wearing wraparound shades studying your sick maple tree. When they saw me approach, they scuttled into their van and drove off in a cloud of sulfurous-smelling fumes.

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Package Delivery

Package Delivery

I live next door to a lovely lady who is a music professor at our local university. During the year she takes time to lead workshops, give recitals, and appear as a guest artist in various orchestras around the world. I am her designated house caretaker whenever she’s traveling, whether it’s to Interlochen in Michigan, or southern Italy. Besides tending her plants inside and out, I also collect her mail from the community mail...

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