Today’s ghastly groaner

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The guys are playing poker when Fred loses $1,500 on a single hand, clutches his chest, and drops dead. Realizing Fred’s wife needs to know, Bob agrees to tell her.

“Be discreet,” the guys tell Bob.

Bob goes to Fred’s home and knocks on the door. When Fred’s wife answers, he says, “Fred lost $1,500 playing poker and is afraid to come home.”

“Tell him to drop dead!” she yells.

Bob nods. “OK. I’ll tell him.”

—- Lavonda Hays, Post Falls

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Laughter really is the best medicine, so let’s “medicate” together.

Send your best bad, corny, punny jokes. Keep ’em clean and don’t be mean.

Email your ghastly groaners, with your full name and hometown, to: mdolan@cdapress.com.

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