Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Not Funny

Saw someone described in today's paper as a writer and humourist. It must be incredibly difficult to go through life with people expecting you to be funny, especially if you're not. Of course most of us are funny, but this is for the most part unintentional.

I was trying to think of someone who was genuinely funny, professionally so, without obviously trying. Tommy Cooper came to mind. And from what I can gather he was in many ways a dreadful man. But perhaps that follows?

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