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Old 07-03-2006, 11:54 PM   #1
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Sad News

It is with th saddest heart that i must pass on the following news.

Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment industry.
The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infectin & trauma complications from repeatedpokes in the belly. He was 71.

Doughboy was buried in a lightly greasedcoffin. Dozens of celerities turned out to pay thier respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the California Raisins, Bettty Crocker,the Hostess Twinkies, & Captain Crunch.
The gravesite was piled high with flours.

Aunt Jemima delivered the eulogy & lovingly described Doughboy as a man who didn't know how much he was kneaded. Doughboy rose quickly in showbusiness, but his later life was filled with turnovers. He was not considered a very smart cookie, wasting half his dough on half-baked schemes. Despite being a little flaky at times he was stiill a crusty old man & was considered a roll model for millions.

Doughboy is survived\ by his wife, Play Dough, two children, John Dough & Jane Dough, plus they had one in the oven. He is also survivved by his elderly dad, Pop Tart.The funeralwas held at 3:50 for about 20 minutes.

If this made you smile for even a brief second, pass it on to someone who kneads it.

(i heard this at a lecture & the roomful of people was hysterical with laughter. i'm not sure who wrote it. figured my fellow foodies would appreciate reading that. Have a great 4th of July!)


i believe that life would not be complete sans comfy 'ol tee-shirts, the Golden Girls, and the color pink
& rock on, PITTSBURGH-
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Old 07-04-2006, 08:43 AM   #2
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Very clever and well done. Thanks for the morning laugh. I copied and pasted this and sent to everyone on my list.

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Old 07-04-2006, 08:55 AM   #3
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Where do we send flours??? Too cute-------thanks for the laugh--I'll definitely send this one on!
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Old 07-05-2006, 02:26 AM   #4
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Thanks for sharing Luvs. He always was one to "rise" to the occasion!

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Old 07-05-2006, 02:51 AM   #5
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LOL this was really funny thanks for sharing!
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Old 07-05-2006, 11:12 AM   #6
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giggle giggle!
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Old 07-05-2006, 12:04 PM   #7
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LOL! Kneaded a laff today!
If you have much, give of your wealth. If you have little, give of your heart. - Arab proverb
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Old 07-05-2006, 12:13 PM   #8
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LOL! Thanks, I needed a laugh. But I think they should change it from "the hostess twinkies" to "twinkie the kid" (who is the Twinkies maskot).

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