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Old 04-06-2017, 11:01 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by gerryowen View Post
As a kid, I went to a matinee on a Saturday afternoon with my folks at the Sands, Don Rickles did the lead in intro for Phyllis Diller, trading barbs. Don suggested plastic surgery and Phyllis told the joke, "if I have another facelift, I'll have a goutee...." Brought done the house. Being a kid, I didn't get it, kept asking my folks, "what's so funny?" A few years later, I got it.
RIP, funny, funny guy. And a WW2 destroyer veteran from the South Pacific too.
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