Tom Jones

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I'll freely admit that today's contribution crosses the "pun" line, so the pun-averse had best read no further. Even if you continue forward, the "groan" factor is substantial, but only if you're reasonably current on popular culture of around 25-30 years ago.

My life wouldn't be substantially impoverished without that specialized knowledge, but perhaps I'm feeling a bit old these days.



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A fellow kept his appointment with his physician and, upon entering the doctor's office, immediately announced,

"Doc, I can't stop singing the 'Green, Green Grass of Home.'"

"Sounds like you have Tom Jones syndrome," replied the medico.

"Is it common?"

"It's not unusual."

---------------A Final Thought ...

"Extraordinary how potent cheap music is."

- Nel Coward (18991973), British actor, playwright, composer