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Mel Brooks does the Indian ichthyologist on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” in 1970.

The SNL fans in the crowd will spot the roots of the Jaws sketch that was stolen, most likely, directly from this routine.


Might as well steal from the great ones.

Ichthyology (from Greek: ikhthus, “fish,” and logos, “study”) is the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish.

For tomorrow, translate the phrase: “I ate Icky fish” into ancient Greek.


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Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth,,, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.