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Comedian Bill Maher Plays Not My Job

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Bill Maher is following up his 2005 book, New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer, with a somewhat less diplomatically named book called The New New Rules: A Funny Look at How Everybody but Me Has Their Head Up Their A - -.

Since Maher's so interested in new rules, we've decided to quiz him on old rules — he'll answer three questions about arcane laws that have been on the books for a long, long time.

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