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Humor

Philosophers To Celebrate Centennial

On Friday, October 15th, the centennial anniversary banquet of the Florida League Of Philosophers will be held in Clearwater. What began in 1919 as a gathering of over 100 of The Sunshine State’s brightest minds has declined to less than a...

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A Soppy Doggy Bloggy

By Doug Kelly Just the other day, one of President Biden’s two German Shepherds bit a White House security agent. The two dogs are being transferred back to Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware. It’s upsetting to see things like that...

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Telemarketing Terror

By Doug Kelly Don’t you just love it when your caller ID shows an unfamiliar name or phone number but you answer anyway in the scant chance it’s not a telemarketing call? Unfortunately, 99 times out of 100 it turns...

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Ho! Ho! Ho! and a Pillow

By Doug Kelly There’s a clear image to us all of Santa Claus: Red suit, red-and-white Santa hat, big white beard and black boots. Kelly Kelly The Santa I saw today in a Clearwater department store checked all those boxes,...

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I’m NOT Dreaming of a White Christmas

By Doug Kelly Okay, okay, “I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas” heads my list of favorite Yuletide songs. But I live in Florida because of snow. I fully admit that snow can be cool: skiing, sledding, ice skating, building a snowman and...

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Masks as Modern Art

Needless to say, in the past year masks have been at the top of shopping lists thanks to Xi Jinping, the president for life of China. Suddenly wearing a mask isn’t the domain of bank robbers, trick-or-treaters and partying adults....

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Bridge Over Untroubled Waters

I love bridges. I even loved Lloyd Bridges and his 1950s TV diving series "Sea Hunt," but that’s not only irrelevant to this article, it also lays bare the fact that I’m an old-timer. Nay, I speak here of the...

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Literary Outtakes and Bloopers

Over the years as a journalist, I’ve kept a file on my favorite gaffes & goofs from well-meaning writers, announcers and advertisers. See if you get a few LOLs from some of these. Headlines Fighting Puts Talks in Jeopardy Red...

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Just How Swift Are You?

Five years before the incorporation of Clearwater as a city, a witty fellow named Willard Espy was a master of word play. Just prior to that time, a new character named Tom Swift came along in a series of children’s...

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Just for Grins

In these troublesome times, a bit of levity goes a long way. Here are a few jokes that might curl your lips upwards a bit. In some cases I’ve edited them a bit for G-rated purposes. A Slight Misunderstanding A...

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