Joke 719

12 Mar

Questions Asked of Canadian Reference Librarians:

Funny shelving category at San Francisco's Kay...

Funny shelving category at San Francisco’s Kayo Books: CATHOLIC GUILT (Photo credit: gruntzooki)

  • Do you have books here?
  • Do you have that book by Rushdie, Satanic Nurses? [Actual title: Satanic Verses]
  • I am looking for a list of laws that I can break that would send me back to jail for a couple of months.
  • Can you tell me why so many famous Civil War battles were fought on National Park sites?
  • Do you have a list of all the books I’ve ever read?
  • Do you have any books with photographs of dinosaurs?

Forbidden Library Titles For Children:

  • Gerbil Merry-Go-Round and Other Great Microwave Games
  • Fifty New Places to Poke a Pencil
  • Flying Lessons for Kittens

From Will & Guy.

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10 Responses to “Joke 719”

  1. vivinfrance March 12, 2013 at 09:55 #

    great jokes. Seeya in about 2 hours! Yippee.

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  2. Grannymar March 12, 2013 at 10:03 #

    ‘Fifty New Places to Poke a Pencil’ – I dread to think about it!

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  3. bevchen March 12, 2013 at 10:05 #

    Satanic Nurses! ūüėÄ ūüėÄ

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  4. Life in the 50's and beyond... March 12, 2013 at 11:58 #

    Oh you are terrible! But I love it!

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  5. mairedubhtx March 12, 2013 at 13:58 #

    I like the photographs of dinosaurs.

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  6. SchmidleysScribbling March 12, 2013 at 17:12 #

    And to think…I got this close to becoming a reference librarian. Look what I missed. Dianne

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  7. Perfecting Motherhood March 13, 2013 at 02:18 #

    Haha, I don’t know if these were real questions asked, but I could imagine plenty of people asking them.

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  8. lanceleuven March 13, 2013 at 13:25 #

    ‘Gerbil Merry-Go-Round and Other Great Microwave Games’
    ‘Fifty New Places to Poke a Pencil’

    Hmm…I feel the inspiration for a couple of new books coming on…

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  9. viveka March 13, 2013 at 16:59 #

    Now your Swedish friend is lost again, but not be sleepless over that … hope you have a fantastic time with Vivi ..

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  10. bluebee March 16, 2013 at 23:24 #

    “I am looking for a list of laws that I can break that would send me back to jail for a couple of months.” – there’s the answer I’ve been looking for. Paid board and lodgings to allow me to write all day, every day, and in peace ūüėÄ mmmm….what crime to commit…

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