This week's question: Scientists have discovered that corny, pun-filled dad jokes can be instrumental in helping fathers forge close relationships with their sons and daughters. If researchers were to write a book extolling the virtues of groan-inducing dad gags, what could it be called?

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THE WINNER: "The Wry That Binds"
David Kowalski, Milwaukee

SECOND PLACE: "Like Father, Like Pun"
Mark Chartier, Lyme, Connecticut

THIRD PLACE: "Father Knows Jest"
Kevin Gillogly, Thousand Oaks, California


"The Old Man and the Hee-hee"
Mark Powers, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

"Children of the Corny"
Steve Ziobro, Reeseville, Wisconsin

"Quip off the Old Block"
Laurel Rose, Pittsburgh

"From Dad to Worse"
Dan Liska, Seattle

"Papa's Got a Brand New Gag"
James Pearson, Anaheim, California

"In the Lame of the Father"
Christopher Kupst, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

"The Gagfather"
Rich Greene, Novato, California

"Humor Thy Father"
Gina Chang, Corona, California

"No Laughing Matter: Bad Jokes, Great Relationships"
Barbara James, Bedford, Massachusetts