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Latest Tales From Exit 22

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Al Batt: Air conditioning was something we had in winter

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt The AC guy was out to make sure our air was ...

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Al Batt: Minn. man, Iowa man and Florida man walk into a column

Did you hear about the Iowa man who moved to Minnesota? Some of his siblings thought he was ...

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Al Batt: There are eight million stories in the naked city

Life is changed faster than underwear.

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Al Batt: Here be dragons, midges, chipped windshields and shitepokes, oh my

Someone should write a song about it.

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Al Batt: Summa cum laude grad would have worn a baseball glove

Muhammad Ali said, “If they can make penicillin out of moldy bread, they can sure make something out ...

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Al Batt: Johnny Cash sang it, so you know it must be true

I knew the day would be special.

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Al Batt: Hickory Dickory Doc, impetigo ran up the block (head)

We were old enough to be in school, but not much older than that. One of us contracted ...

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Al Batt: I love cashiers and those little checkout dividers

My right sock was on its last leg.

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Al Batt: My horoscope says I shouldn’t read it, so I don’t

I don’t read my horoscope. I read my wife’s horoscope so I know what to be prepared for.

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Al Batt: Showing up and shining in the Show Me State

I didn’t go to St. Joseph, Missouri, because Missouri loves company.

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Al Batt: The shoulder devil made him free the halluces

My neighbor Crandall bought a pair of nice shoes from one of those man cave stores. He had ...

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Al Batt: All together now, we all yodel for yummy ice cream

It was too windy to pick rocks.

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Al Batt: Good night. Sleep tight. Don’t let the pillows bite.

Part of a human being is a human sleeping.

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Al Batt: No coupons? What are you, a billionaire or something?

What do you call someone born on Leap Day?

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Al Batt: The lasting legend of a larruping good lick in Ledyard

I played in a baseball game at the Field of Dreams near Dyersville, Iowa.

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