That’s Out­ra­geous

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UP TO NO GOUDA At an art gallery, a man no­tices two sim­i­lar still-life paint­ings. Both show a ta­ble cov­ered by a red-and-white checked cloth topped by a bot­tle of wine, a loaf of bread and a wheel of cheese. One paint­ing is priced at $1000, but the other is $1500.

Con­fused, the man says to the gallery owner, “Those paint­ings look ex­actly alike. Why is one more ex­pen­sive than the other?”

The gallery owner points to the pricier paint­ing and says, “That one has im­ported cheese.” From Life Is a Joke by the Javna Broth­ers

SIGN OUT­SIDE A BRI­TISH PUB “Do not drop your ci­garette ends on the floor, as they burn the hands and knees of cus­tomers as they leave.” Seen on­line WRAPPED UP Break­ing news from Egypt: they’ve found a tomb cov­ered in nuts and choco­late.

Ex­perts say it was a Pharaoh Rocher. Seen on­line

FOR PAWSTERITY Give your ca­nine a leg up in our dog-eat-dog world by nam­ing him or her af­ter some­one fa­mous.

Here’s some in­spi­ra­tion col­lected by care.com: ■ Droolius Cae­sar ■ Woof­gang Amadeus Mozart ■ Sarah Jessica Barker ■ Jimmy Chew ■ Doggy Howlser, M.D. ■ Chew Barka ■ Fur-di­nand ■ Sher­lock Bones

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