My father met Phyllis Diller while serving his country, he said she was a hoot on stage but showed care and concern while meeting a few off stage. By this time, Diller was everywhere on the small screen.
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Phyllis Diller's best one-liners
Signed in as Show comment Hide comment. Here are some phyllix the phyllis diller death jokes one-liners zingers from the woman who, Joan Rivers said, "broke the way for every woman comedian". Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. International edition switch to the UK edition phylls to the US edition switch to the Australia edition.
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Phyllis Diller Fang Jokes. The joke one-liners, who died on Monday aged 95was the first female standup to gain national recognition in the US, in the s and 60s.
The Guardian - Back to phyllis diller death. She was a very funny lady! Order by newest oldest recommendations.
Mentored by Bob Hope, she mixed an out-there style a blonde fright wig, gaudy outfits and bejewelled cigarette holder with a put-upon-housewife persona and a broad, unique laugh.
Tuesday 21 August B one-linfrs Joan Rivers, before Roseanne Barr and Kathy Griffin there was Phyllis Diller.
Phyllis Diller, Sassy Comedian, Dies at 95
Your comments are currently being pre-moderated why? Diller, who did not smoke, later discarded the cigarette holder.
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Diller traded in machine-gun one liners and self-deprecating humour which reflected the shifting gender attitudes of the time. Show 25 25 50 All.