I knew George Burn’s schtick before I knew who he was. I can only assume that my grandpa loved George Burn’s sense of humor because he stole his jokes all the time. He would say to my grandma at night,
“Say goodnight, Grandma,” and she would reply,
It took me years to realize that my grandparents weren’t the witty folks I thought they were. They were just repeating the George and Gracie joke from their youth.
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Here are some of my favorite quotations from George Burns:
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