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Great Pun

Tucked away in the "Letters" column of the August 2007 issue of my favorite Papo-Paleo-Con magazine Chronicles is this simply terrific pun—so terrific it left me wondering if it is the writer's own, or some kind of classic I have somehow never spotted before.

The letter-writer is Christie Davies, author of The Strange Death of Moral Britain .  The pun occurs at the end of a paragraph whose topic is "male homosexuals, the family, and demography."  Here are the last two sentences of that paragraph:

"My very recent research on why royal dynasties (whose lineage is vital) die out does not indicate that male homosexuality has been an important factor.  For royalty, the bottom of the page does not mean the end of the line."