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Last of the Time Lords 1
My money is that Betty White is going to be next or Prince Phillip
Posted by Last of the Time Lords on August 20, 2012 at 12:42 PM · Report this
Pope Peabrain 2
RIP to one of the funniest ladies of all time. How nice it was in her sleep. Few are so fortunate.
Posted by Pope Peabrain on August 20, 2012 at 12:49 PM · Report this
Reverse Polarity 3
Awww. I have many many fond memories of her wacky humor when I was young. Hadn't heard much from her in recent years, of course, but she was a bit of a groundbreaking comedienne in her day.

RIP funny lady.
Posted by Reverse Polarity on August 20, 2012 at 12:53 PM · Report this
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Personal hero, American treasure. What a long and rambunctious life she had, we should all be so lucky. RIP.
Posted by kerri harrop http://generalbonkers.com on August 20, 2012 at 1:15 PM · Report this
dnt trust me 5
Could someone provide a good youtube of her hilarity?
Posted by dnt trust me on August 20, 2012 at 1:21 PM · Report this
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Wasn't she wonderful - sui generis. RIP.
Posted by gloomy gus on August 20, 2012 at 1:26 PM · Report this
Fnarf 7
Her breezy, snide commentary was hilarious -- her fabulous hair even better. Especially back in 60s & 70s TV there was nobody remotely like her. If I was religious I'd be hoping that heaven was a couch on a neverending talk show with Phyllis Diller and Paul Lynde.
Posted by Fnarf http://www.facebook.com/fnarf on August 20, 2012 at 1:32 PM · Report this
Fnarf 8
@5, you could start with Ed Sullivan in 1969: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mH66_tFP8…

I don't know what this is from, but it's funnier: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwzOflhCJ…

Here she is with Liberace: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=end…

Posted by Fnarf http://www.facebook.com/fnarf on August 20, 2012 at 1:44 PM · Report this
dnt trust me 9
8 - thanks! I'm on my to see the proctologist, but in an hour or so, I'll give you a reaction to the vids.
Posted by dnt trust me on August 20, 2012 at 1:58 PM · Report this
Banna 10
1. Someone HAS to go through and digitize her gag file to post online for posterity.

2. Off to look for a clean .mp3 of Phyllis Diller's laugh to set as my ringtone for a while.
Posted by Banna http://www.ucp.org on August 20, 2012 at 2:30 PM · Report this
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That's precisely one of the key bits of advice George Carlin had for new comedians: Keep a whole bunch of jokes in categorized index cards. If you think of something funny, write it down. Always be writing. You may have no place for the joke right now, but it could be useful later on.
Posted by floater on August 20, 2012 at 2:54 PM · Report this
dnt trust me 12
@8 thanks again, she's funny. she likes to make fun of herself a lot.
Posted by dnt trust me on August 20, 2012 at 3:57 PM · Report this
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@1 My money is on your going before them. Too bad you won't be around for me to collect on your bet. Be sure to send us a post card. How awfully insensitive of you, you necrophiliac.
Posted by Gonesouth on August 20, 2012 at 4:57 PM · Report this
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@7 Considering the numbers of wonderful, marvelous, and talented artists who have left us in the last few months, there must be some whang bang party going on right now on an island in the astral plane right now. Laugh your butt off literally.
Posted by Gonesouth on August 20, 2012 at 5:02 PM · Report this
dnt trust me 15
@14
I was watching some tv comedy show last week, and they were making fun of the word Marvelous.
Posted by dnt trust me on August 20, 2012 at 5:30 PM · Report this
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RIP Phyllis. Thanks for the laughs. A very funny lady who lived her life to the fullest! 95 years old...we should all live so well!

Ah, HA HA HA HA HA ha! [/phyllis]
Posted by Johnston on August 20, 2012 at 7:06 PM · Report this
Resident Clinton 17
I'm jowls deep in sadness.
Posted by Resident Clinton on August 20, 2012 at 10:46 PM · Report this

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