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benny

(bĕn′ē)
n. pl. ben·nies Slang
An amphetamine tablet taken as a stimulant.
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"I don't deserve a lot things that happened to me, but I remember Jack Benny said he had arthritis, and he didn't deserve that either."
Afterthought: "The Mouse and the Louse,/ Respectively, Produce Mice and Lice/ Effectively./ The Mice are Mousy,/ But the Lice are Lousy./ Go figure." Shades of Ogden Nash and Jack Benny? Whatever the comparison, readers are sure to enjoy and learn a new appreciation of the English language from reading "Eye Rhymes."
1 Jack Benny 2 Joan Rivers 3 Sarah Silverman 4 Woody Allen 5 Groucho Marx 6 George Burns 7 Jackie Mason 8 Milton Berle 9 Rodney Dangerfield 10 Mel Brooks
Though Kennedy's actual birthday was 10 days away, Jack Benny, Ella Fitzgerald, Bobby Darin and a host of other celebrities feted Kennedy at the Garden, which then stood between 50th and 51st Streets on Eighth Avenue in Manhattan.
I've always thought that Jack Benny's seemingly clueless self-deprecation was a subtle jab at privilege, and we clearly lack that in the culture at the moment.
People like Bob Hope, Jack Benny, Milton Berle and in this country, the brilliant Max Wall and Max Miller.
The toastmaster was Ronald Reagan and the dais included Jack Benny, George Burns, Phil Silvers, Dean Martin, Leo Durocher, Charlie Dressen, Red Sanders, Tom Harmon, Fred Haney, Casey Stengel, and Ty Cobb.
She tells me that the Hollywood host who, when asked for a cigarette by Dean Martin, directed him to the hallway where there were three cigarette machines on the wall, was Jack Benny. The entertainer was a notorious Scrooge but quietly donated his savings to charity over the years.
When the art of comedic timing is discussed, shtick by Jack Benny, the king of timing, always comes up.
It is hot only his own story he is telling, but that of other luminaries such as Jack Benny, Aaron Spelling and Rod Serling, to name but a few.
REMEMBER JACK BENNY? CHEAPNESS WAS HIS shtick; on his radio and television shows he occasionally made hilarious subterranean visits to his money, which was protected by locks, alligators, and an ancient security guard who, from the look of him, had last seen action at the Second Battle of Bull Run.
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