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- n. Plural form of dirty joke.
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As for Alban, his looks had probably changed remarkably little since he was a young man: the long, thin legs, the elongated, rather aristocratic-looking face, the long, pale hands covered with reddish hairs, the upper-class elegance … He would have copied his friends 'compositions, borrowed cigarettes from them, and told them dirty jokes in corners.
Wolfgang Morgenstern" was probably one of those loud Jewish boys who got paid for telling dirty jokes in public.