The Corner


I just want to say that I didn’t understand a word Leon Wieseltier wrote in his review of Daniel Dennett, I didn’t understand a word of Derb’s response, and I didn’t understand a syllable of the e-mail he just published. I do, however, know a very good knock-knock joke:

Knock knock.

Who’s there?

Little old lady.

Little old lady who?

Hey, you can yodel!

Thank you very much. I’ll be here all week. Try the veal.

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