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View Resource The Phyllis Diller Gag File

Phyllis Diller didn't start her career as a stand-up comic until she was 37, but since then she has provided six decades of saucy entertainment. She has served as the inspiration for female comics including Joan Rivers, Whoopi Goldberg, and Lily Tomlin, and she continues to inspire others as well. This look into Diller's comedic talent and legacy was created by the staff members at the Albert H....

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