Thing That Got Area Man A Laugh To Be Done Repeatedly For Next 12 Years

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Vol 47 Issue 23

Atlantic City Is Dying

Though it became a destination after voting to legalize gambling in 1976, Atlantic City now faces competition from casinos in Delaware and Pennsylvania, and next year it may drop to third place in gambling revenue.
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Thing That Got Area Man A Laugh To Be Done Repeatedly For Next 12 Years

DANVILLE, IL—After a particular combination of vocalizations and gestures garnered him several laughs Tuesday, local man Terry Lanier announced his plans to repeat the series of actions regularly for the next 12 years. "I believe this one will have a lot of traction," Lanier said of the routine he believes will provide an easy way to break the ice in social situations or insert a little levity into serious discussions. "It may require slight modifications from year to year, and I'll probably have to tweak a few things depending on the audience, but I intend to ride this thing out as long as I can." Lanier added that in order to make room for the new gag in his repertoire, he has opted to retire an 8-year-old bit that is still getting laughs but perhaps not the right kind anymore.

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