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Joke # 7: Answer Key for Level 1
plus Adjectives and Adverbs
Adjectives are in green; adverbs in blue.In subsequent levels, both will be in gray unless they are in prepositional phrases, in which case they will revert to purple..Conjunctions which coordinate adjectives or adverbs are colored brown and counted as words analyzed.
      Two men, members {of a religious order}, wanted

to smoke while walking {in the garden}. They agreed that 

each would ask his superior {for permission}.

     The first one returned to find the second one smoking

and complained indignantly: "I was refused!"

     "What did you ask?" inquired the second one.

     "I asked if I could smoke while meditating."

     "Oh," said the other, blowing his smoke reflectively, "I 

asked if I could meditate while smoking!"

Baude's Handbook of Humor for All Occasions
Compiled by Jacob M. Braude. 
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1958. p. 166

Total Words = 73 Words %
L1: In Prep Phrases  9  12
L1: + Adj & Adverbs 12 29

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