History Creator / DaveBarry

17th Feb '18 7:42:00 PM Twentington
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* The 2015 Year in Review had Tom Brady winning everything from actual football games to the Kentucky Derby [[BlatantLies (with his coach having a different excuse every time).]]

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* ** The 2015 Year in Review had Tom Brady winning everything from actual football games to the Kentucky Derby [[BlatantLies (with his coach having a different excuse every time).]]
17th Feb '18 7:41:05 PM Twentington
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* RealitySubtext: ''Dave Barry in Cyberspace'' features a sub-story about two lovers who meet online, supposedly based on how Dave met his (current) wife online. The male in this story has the screen name "[=RayAdverb=]," an anagram of his name. (Nowadays it's his Twitter handle.)
13th Feb '18 8:43:50 PM FordPrefect
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* RealitySubtext: ''Dave Barry in Cyberspace'' features a sub-story about two lovers who meet online, supposedly based on how Dave met his (current) wife online. The male in this story has the screen name "[=RayAdverb=]," an anagram of his name.

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* RealitySubtext: ''Dave Barry in Cyberspace'' features a sub-story about two lovers who meet online, supposedly based on how Dave met his (current) wife online. The male in this story has the screen name "[=RayAdverb=]," an anagram of his name. (Nowadays it's his Twitter handle.)
3rd Feb '18 9:01:16 PM nombretomado
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* NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer: He's written "I am not making this up" [[OnceAnEpisode so often]] that it's become a CatchPhrase. He even named one of his books ''Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up''. Was [[RenamedTropes the original]] TropeNamer.

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* NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer: He's written "I am not making this up" [[OnceAnEpisode so often]] that it's become a CatchPhrase. He even named one of his books ''Dave Barry Is Not Making This Up''. Was [[RenamedTropes [[Administrivia/FormerTropeNamer the original]] TropeNamer.
19th Jan '18 5:14:33 PM Sollers
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* Insult to Rocks: When he received responses from readers voting for the Official National Insect.
--> "Many of you voted for the dung beetle, the mosquito, and the leech, all of which were inevitably compared to Congress. I'm sorry but that's a low blow: Our research indicates that [[BaitAndSwitchComparison no dung beetle]] has ''ever'' [[SleazyPolitican accepted money]] from a savings-and-loan operation.

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* Insult to Rocks: InsultToRocks: When he received responses from readers voting for the Official National Insect.
--> "Many of you voted for the dung beetle, the mosquito, and the leech, all of which were inevitably compared to Congress. I'm sorry but that's a low blow: Our research indicates that [[BaitAndSwitchComparison no dung beetle]] has ''ever'' [[SleazyPolitican [[SleazyPolitician accepted money]] from a savings-and-loan operation."
19th Jan '18 5:13:51 PM Sollers
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* Insult to Rocks: When he received responses from readers voting for the Official National Insect.
--> "Many of you voted for the dung beetle, the mosquito, and the leech, all of which were inevitably compared to Congress. I'm sorry but that's a low blow: Our research indicates that [[BaitAndSwitchComparison no dung beetle]] has ''ever'' [[SleazyPolitican accepted money]] from a savings-and-loan operation.
18th Jan '18 9:09:20 AM jmparker78
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** Alert reader Deane Bristow's name can be rearranged to spell "Sewer Bandito" but that is not his central point. Also, as a boy Thomas Alva Edison realized his name cam be rearranged to spell "Do Have Salami Snot", which made him so depressed he invented the phonograph so that he could listen to BB King records.
7th Jan '18 6:14:59 PM dlchen145
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David McAlister Barry (born July 3, 1947) is an American humor columnist, his weekly column in ''The Miami Herald'' was also syndicated nationwide. Despite the national attention, many of his columns had a quirky, OnlyInFlorida vibe to them. In addition to his status as a journalist, Barry is also a bestselling author. The majority of his books are humorous nonfiction or compilations of his columns, but he's also written several novels. The three stand-alones are ''Literature/BigTrouble'' (which was made into a movie), ''Literature/TrickyBusiness'' and ''Literature/InsaneCity'', as well as co-authoring a novel called ''Literature/{{Lunatics}}'' with Alan Zweivel. He also co-authored a series of PeterPan inspired novels with Ridley Pearson, beginning with ''Literature/PeterAndTheStarcatchers''.

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David McAlister [=McAlister=] Barry (born July 3, 1947) is an American humor columnist, his weekly column in ''The Miami Herald'' was also syndicated nationwide. Despite the national attention, many of his columns had a quirky, OnlyInFlorida vibe to them. In addition to his status as a journalist, Barry is also a bestselling author. The majority of his books are humorous nonfiction or compilations of his columns, but he's also written several novels. The three stand-alones are ''Literature/BigTrouble'' (which was made into a movie), ''Literature/TrickyBusiness'' and ''Literature/InsaneCity'', as well as co-authoring a novel called ''Literature/{{Lunatics}}'' with Alan Zweivel. He also co-authored a series of PeterPan inspired novels with Ridley Pearson, beginning with ''Literature/PeterAndTheStarcatchers''.
7th Jan '18 6:14:49 PM dlchen145
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David "Dave" Barry (born 1947) is an American humor columnist, his weekly column in ''The Miami Herald'' was also syndicated nationwide. Despite the national attention, many of his columns had a quirky, OnlyInFlorida vibe to them. In addition to his status as a journalist, Barry is also a bestselling author. The majority of his books are humorous nonfiction or compilations of his columns, but he's also written several novels. The three stand-alones are ''Literature/BigTrouble'' (which was made into a movie), ''Literature/TrickyBusiness'' and ''Literature/InsaneCity'', as well as co-authoring a novel called ''Literature/{{Lunatics}}'' with Alan Zweivel. He also co-authored a series of PeterPan inspired novels with Ridley Pearson, beginning with ''Literature/PeterAndTheStarcatchers''.

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David "Dave" McAlister Barry (born July 3, 1947) is an American humor columnist, his weekly column in ''The Miami Herald'' was also syndicated nationwide. Despite the national attention, many of his columns had a quirky, OnlyInFlorida vibe to them. In addition to his status as a journalist, Barry is also a bestselling author. The majority of his books are humorous nonfiction or compilations of his columns, but he's also written several novels. The three stand-alones are ''Literature/BigTrouble'' (which was made into a movie), ''Literature/TrickyBusiness'' and ''Literature/InsaneCity'', as well as co-authoring a novel called ''Literature/{{Lunatics}}'' with Alan Zweivel. He also co-authored a series of PeterPan inspired novels with Ridley Pearson, beginning with ''Literature/PeterAndTheStarcatchers''.
22nd Nov '17 6:25:31 AM Swicket
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The hypothesis—which comes from the Greek words "hypot," meaning "word," and "hesis," meaning "that I am looking up in the dictionary right now"...

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The hypothesis—which comes from the Greek words "hypot," meaning "word," and "hesis," meaning "that I am looking up in the dictionary right now"...\\
[Menopause] comes from the Greek "meno", meaning "your skin sometimes gets so hot", and "pause", meaning "that it melts Tupperware."
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