Latest Tales From Exit 22

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Al Batt: I can’t watch a basketball game on the toaster

I’ve oozed from the primordial soup. I’m threatening to become an owner-operator of a TV.

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Al Batt: I heard a muffled cackle at St. Aidan Cemetery

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt Joe was dying. But he got over it. The report of ...

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Al Batt: Waiting into a river of proliferating procrastinators

“The Foolish Almanak For Anuthur Year” by Theodor Rosyfelt published in 1906, said, “It is said that nothing ...

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Al Batt: Never gamble more than your beneficiaries can lose

I’m not against gambling. I’ve purchased raffle tickets for good causes, entered a couple of March Madness pools ...

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Al Batt: This is not a bunch of dried Bullwinkle for this contest

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt A cow chip is no chocolate chip. I don’t see many ...

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Al Batt: Feel free to sing along even if you’re not in the shower

 “You can’t always get what you want. But if you try sometime you’ll find. You get what you ...

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Al Batt: A Bigfoot saw me but nobody believes him

My name is Batt. I’m a private investigator.

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Al Batt: He didn’t know but he came here to sic ‘em

I’m trapped between two oceans. I often travel by automobile and when I do, I’m partial to roads. There ...

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Al Batt: Thinking of dead nettle while shopping the tall shelves

It might have been the best day in the history of the world.

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Al Batt: The vexatious fly nailed the screen test that time

It was the time of the screen door slams. I was trying to spell Czechoslovakia. I’d found a lucky ...

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Al Batt: I can’t part with my emotional support clutter

I can summarize the book in a single sentence. Get rid of things that no longer have a ...

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Al Batt: A lane was closed to ease the congestion out there 

A turtle passed me. It was a bafflement. 

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Al Batt: We take odd things and make them our things

Tales from Exit 22 by Al Batt Why are the cardinals the last birds to leave the bird ...

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Al Batt: What did you learn or forget during school today?

I knew it was coming. It was an after-school special.

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Al Batt: By jingles, Oscar, Tony says they’re grrrrrrrrrreat!

I live near a phone. Just as most everyone does.

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