‘true story’ jokes

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Was Freddy Krueger from ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ Based on a Real Serial Murderer?
  • 17 October 2017
The explanatory last line of a Halloween joke about a real-life Freddy Krueger was removed...
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Bandits Posing as Gas Company Workers
  • 19 December 2016
Some social media users may have been too young to get a somewhat obvious joke...
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Fidel Castro Said He ‘Won’t Die Until America is Destroyed’?
  • 27 November 2016
A fairly obvious joke attributing a prophetic quote to Fidel Castro after his death was...
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Pill Mottle
  • 26 June 2015
Not everyone got the joke in a meme claiming Tylenol sales were to be banned...
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Holiday Party
  • 23 December 2003
E-mails from a company's Human Resources Director document the difficulties of office holiday party planning.
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Henry Ford and Air Conditioning
  • 28 June 2004
Did the brothers who invented automobile air conditioning pull a fast one on Henry Ford?
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Snappy Answers to Dumb Olympics Questions
  • 19 March 2006
List of snappy answers to dumb Olympic Games tourist questions.
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Did a Campaign Manager Pay Church Officials to Dub a Politician a ‘Saint’?
  • 6 July 2006
Campaign manager for various politicians purportedly pays church official to refer to his charge as...
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ICE Badges
  • 24 May 2006
E-mail describes ruse intended to scare away littering Mexican construction workers.
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