In the early days of Saturday Night Live, during the Weekend Update segment, a standard joke that always got a laugh.
Chevy Chase doing the news. A picture of Generalissmo Francisco Franco appears behind him. "Francisco Franco." Pause. "Is still dead."
The house would come down.
And he would go into the next bit.
Today I took a ride up the Hudson.
Looked just about the same as last time I rode there, before Hurricane Irene.