Things I once thought were funny are scary now. I often feel like a resident of Pompeii who has been asked for some humorous comments on lava. Tom Lehrer, Tom Lehrer, People (1982). By: Redactor Deirdre N. McCloskey Deirdre N. McCloskey Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website 9 − = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.