Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Tyrades! Does Wit Have A Future?

 
Series: Tyrades | Story 40

April 29, 2021



As graduation looms, my son Gideon has been named both salutatorian and Wittiest Boy of the Cornersville (TN) High School Class of 2021.

(I myself did well academically “back in the day” –which even then was about 15 years after the hoary phrase “back in the day” had applied for Medicare. I also absorbed comedy vibes from Steve Martin and Monty Python and made good use of the copy of “10,000 Jokes, Toasts and Stories” that belonged to my father – another salutatorian. I just wanted you to know that Gideon comes by certain predispositions honestly. And that I go by my father...



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