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Remembering Phyllis Diller

...plenty of epitaphs about how great Phyllis Diller was and the incredible things...has said "your hair looks like Phyllis Diller" to someone who was having a...bad hair days off-stage for Phyllis Diller. She was decked out first thing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/fashion/2012-10-23/remembering-phyllis-diller
Joan Rivers dead at 81

...In the early 1960s, comedy was a man's game and the only women comics she could look to were Totie Fields and Phyllis Diller. But she worked her way up from local clubs in New York until, in 1965, she landed her big break on "The Tonight...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-04/joan-rivers-had-died
Poet, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

...mid-20s, she was performing at the Purple Onion in San Francisco, where she shared billing with another future star, Phyllis Diller. She spent a few days with Billie Holiday, who was kind enough to sing a lullaby to Angelou's son Guy, surly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2014-05-28/poet-author-maya-angelou-d
Phyllis Diller recounts a life of travail and triumph

...five children and an indolent husband she called Fang. Female standup comics had never made the big-time, but Phyllis Diller beat the odds, paving the way for Lily Tomlin, Rosanne, Whoopi Goldberg, Ellen DeGeneres and others who followed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/11/art_449899.shtml
Arts
If you really want to complain, you probably shouldn't

Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight. - Phyllis Diller Don't complain when you're mad. Believe it or not, that's the top tip a panel of consumer experts came up with recently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/22/kir_385592.shtml
Bill Kirby
Christmas request brings gifts of laughter

What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day. ? Phyllis Diller I asked for your Christ mas jokes to brighten up the season, and you filled up my mailbox.Here are some more shared by readers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-20/christmas-request-brings-gift
Baby bump or empire waist? Just don't ask!

By far the most common craving of pregnant women is not to be pregnant. -- Phyllis Diller Is it just me, or are there a lot of women out there who look pregnant but aren't? I have noticed many in recent months who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/kir_196536.shtml
Bill Kirby
Musical's lead character has qualities anyone can identify with

...and Pearl Bailey played the role in a couple of revivals. Performers as diverse as Betty Grable, Ethel Merman and Phyllis Diller have also played the role. Ms. Ballas, who appears in the Augusta Players' production opening Friday at the Imperial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/14/art_187221.shtml
Arts
Look your worst to reconnect with old friends

...Maybe it's true that life begins at 50 ... but everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out. -- Phyllis Diller I think half the ads on the Internet involve finding old friends from high school or tracking down long lost family...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/17/kir_479760.shtml
Bill Kirby
TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week ahead

...set to appear include Billy Crystal, Wayne Brady, Chicago, the Oak Ridge Boys, Penn & Teller, Glen Campbell, Phyllis Diller, Savion Glover and Maureen McGovern. And there's Charo! Between performances, viewers will see profiles of those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/02/liv_350402.shtml
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