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06-25-2010 12:51 AM

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———-Original Message———-

Please join me in remembering a great icon of the entertainment
community. The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection
and trauma complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71.

Doughboy was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of
celebrities turned out to pay their respects, including Mrs.
Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the California Raisins, Betty Crocker, the
Hostess Twinkies, and Captain Crunch. The grave site was piled
high with flours.

Aunt Jemima delivered the eulogy and lovingly described Doughboy
as a Man who never knew how much he was kneaded. Doughboy rose
quickly in show business, but his later life was filled with turnovers.
He was considered a very smart cookie, but wasted much of his
dough on half-baked schemes. Despite being a little flaky at times, he
still was a crusty old man and was considered a positive roll model for

Doughboy is survived by his wife Play dough, three children: John
Dough, Jane Dough and Dosey Dough, plus they had one in the oven. He
is also survived by his elderly father, Pop tart.

The funeral was held at 3:50 for about 20 minutes.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#1 posted 06-25-2010 12:59 AM

OMG, I’m turning on CNN right now…....

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#2 posted 06-25-2010 01:16 AM

That’s funny Jim, thanx for the laugh. I wonder, tho, after a few days will he turn to sourdough?

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#3 posted 06-25-2010 01:35 AM

Haha. Cheesy but good.

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#4 posted 06-25-2010 01:38 AM


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#5 posted 06-25-2010 01:38 AM

Jim, quit loafin’ and get back to making some dough. Ahh well, we knead a chuckle occasionally.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#6 posted 06-25-2010 01:47 AM

Where do you get this stuff??? :-)

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#7 posted 06-25-2010 01:50 AM

Jim, thanks for the laugh!

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#8 posted 06-25-2010 01:52 AM

Very nice JIm.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#9 posted 06-25-2010 01:52 AM

Good un :-))

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 06-25-2010 02:14 AM

is this in that charles nell video you are building from ?

or are you eating cracker jacks again ?

are you going to do a memorial for him ?

maybe a blog on that would be nice (LOL) !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#11 posted 06-25-2010 02:20 AM

Hey David
I think you should make a box that will look like him call it the PB box. LOL

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#12 posted 06-25-2010 02:43 AM

i’ll definitely knead some dough for that (LOL) !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#13 posted 06-25-2010 02:51 AM

Cute. But I’ll remember this next time I tell a groaner (I got a million of ‘em).

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#14 posted 06-25-2010 03:00 AM

I am now officially traumatized, I shall have to take the day off of work tomorrow, just to get over the shock. It’s a good thing I have a likeness of him to remember him by.

Just how much sawdust have you been sniffing today Jim?

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#15 posted 06-25-2010 03:09 AM

Now that was good…Ron

-- "Happiness is creating dust"

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