Linguistic humor, Eating out, living over, and so on

Eating out

Source: Steven Pinker. 1994. The language instinct. How the mind creates language. New York: Morrow. 115.
The comedian Dick Gregory tells of walking up to a lunch counter in Mississippi during the days of racial segregation. The waitress said to him, "We don't serve colored people." "That's fine," he replied, "I don't eat colored people. I'd like a piece of chicken."

Living over

Source: Woody Allen. Cited in Gerald Edelman. 1992. Bright air, brilliant fire. New York: BasicBooks. 165.
If I had to live over again, I'd live over a delicatessen.