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Keep your pants on, anti-mask ignorami, it’s the humane thing to do

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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I don’t have kids, so I’m not sure if today’s small humans still go through the strange, trying and disturbing developmental stage of finding “knock-knock” jokes hysterical.

In my day (if I were in a pedantic mood I’d take issue with that expression, because any day I live through could be classed as “my day”, but I’m not, so let’s move on) we thought knock-knock jokes were the height of comic genius.

The best knock-knock joke has to be the Irish version (the joke teller says “you start” to the listener) but the one I can never obliterate from my bad-joke memory is this:..

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