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I cannot understand this joke on Twitter:

Has a blind date. The dates blind.

I know what blind date is, but what's the meaning of the second sentence?

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That's not so much a "joke" as "an idea for a joke". It needs some work to get to the point where it's actually funny. – Jay Jun 19 '12 at 14:03
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There's a missing apostrophe there: "date's"

"The date's blind" means his/ her date is literally blind or handicapped.

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