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Jay Leno's Library Joke: Does He Hate Libraries, Or Is He Just Not Funny?

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On the May 11, 2010 edition of the Tonight Show Jay Leno told the following joke:

People here in Los Angeles are upset about the mayor's proposed plan to cut the budget of libraries.

This could affect as many as nine people.

Yes, the audience's reaction was similar to yours: Silence, with not a hint of smile. Guffaws went on strike, giggles called in sick.

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