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Recent cartoons in the New Yorker:

- Panhandler to well-dressed passerby: "Don't you remember me? During the blackout we slept on the same sidewalk."

- Customer to cell phone retailer: "Do you have a phone that doesn't do much?"

- Sign in front yard: "For sale by neighbor."

- Executive to others in board room: "I'm making this decision on principle, just to see how it feels."

- Children around a campfire: "Someday, when we're old, we're going to embellish this."

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Nathan Bierma is editorial assistant at Books & Culture.

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