Press: Homespun Zaps and Zingers

The knock-out punch is an Ann and Abby trademark. A selection of some of their best—and briefest—replies:

Dear Abby: What is the cure for a man who has been married for 33 years and still can't stay away from other women? His Wife

Dear Wife: Rigor mortis.

Dear Ann Landers: I'm a mail carrier and my job starts at 8 a.m. This is time enough for women to get a dress on and run a comb through their hair. Most housewives look so terrible it's enough to spoil a man's day. The Mailman

Dear Mailman: You ain't never been a woman at 8 o'clock in...

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