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\"i work at a library where i have to count all the pages in the new books we get to see if they are all there. I found 1 missing page and my boss said, We\'ll put it on the shelf anyways, we can\'t take any books back
-- librarian with a flame thrower\"
\"In reality what I was watching in my office was no Jewel—or American Civil War—nor did the leather and thong feature come close to the magical touch of Ang Lee. I leaped from my seat, spilled my coffee, and scalded my lap: Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, this was not the video I intended to buy—-why, this was certainly... pornography!\"
Fiona writes \"Strange things abound in Australian country towns. A Grammar freak has been changing the word \"got\" in library books -
\"Please respect the right of others to use an undamaged book. Would the grammar \"expert\" who objects to \"got\" please stop!\"
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Gerry writes \"More on the
Memphis PL furore. A reminder that not only do
libarries have stuff on communism, we\'ve got Harry
Potter, Satan and drugs, too!
(as found on alternet.org, adapted from the Memphis
Here\'s a place where we librarians can have some fun, Fun for Bookworms, a compilation of librarian jokes put together by Linda Kay, it\'s even broken down by category.
And much more!
A Librarian\'s Alphabet is a fun little list of what letters go with what in the LIS world, by Denise Plourde.
A is for Access, a large part of our creed.
Z is for Libraries. (In LC classification!)
It goes from A to Z, though L is for Library instead of LISNews.
Yahoo! Tells Me The British Association for the Advancement of Science has unveiled The world\'s funniest joke after an experiment lasting three months.
It\'s not a librarian joke, but a Sherlock Holmes joke instead.
Upon reading today\'s article on the stereotype of librarians in movies I was inspired to search the Internet Movie Database for \"librarian.\" \"The Librarians\" was the only resulting title. Nothing screams librarian like Burt Reynolds and a character named \"G-Man,\" if you ask me.
Be Sure To Read the The Making of the Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation as well, it may not be as funny if you don\'t.