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    THE GRADUATE WITH A SCIENCE DEGREE ASKS, "WHY DOES IT WORK?" THE GRADUATE WITH AN ENGINEERING DEGREE ASKS, "HOW DOES IT WORK?" THE...
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    What’s so funny about this? This entire news story was completely changed just because the reporter left out a comma. The writer’s...
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    What’s so funny about this? Looking at the photo that accompanies this audioboo, I’ll tell you one thing - I wouldn’t want to be the car...
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    THEY SAID THE BABY LOOKED LIKED ME UNTIL THEY TURNED IT RIGHT SIDE UP What’s so funny about this? It was really hard finding a good...
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    What’s so funny about this? As you can probably tell from the photo, a trampoline is not a skinny vagrant. It’s a device with a strong...
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    “Josephine’s first husband, Alexander, had been beheaded following the French Revolution and within a few years had become Napoleon’s...
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    I GOT INTO A FIGHT WITH A REALLY BIG GUY AND HE SAID, “I’M GOING TO MOP THE FLOOR WITH YOUR FACE.” I SAID, “YOU’LL BE SORRY” AND HE SAID...
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    ALTHOUGH I’VE TRAVELED FAR AND WIDE, I’VE NEVER BEEN IN CONTINENT, BUT MY TRAVEL AGENT WHO’S ALSO MY DOCTOR SAYS I'LL BE GOING SOON. ...
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    • Whatsofunny Gun owners are now runnin’ scared, For fear that their guns will be snared. But they’ll never find ‘em. They know where to hide ‘em. Shoot first, question later, be prepared. What’s so funny about this? Gun control is a very hot topic these days, here in the U.S. It’s not funny and it never has been. The issue is very emotional and therefore very irrational, with a lot of right and left wing politics in there mixed with a good dollop of racism. I will say that I’m flat out against owning a gun or an arsenal of guns. Though, I am very much for individual rights and against government intrusion and imposition of one type of morality or religion. Also, I’m not convinced that the constitution really says it’s OK for individuals to possess nuclear weapons for self-defense; I do acknowledge that owning a gun is symbolic of individual liberty, and while I am personally against hunting and don’t really see target shooting as much of a sport, I am not prepared to impose my view on the entire population of the United States. However, I feel very strongly that weapons of mass destruction such as assault rifles should absolutely be illegal. Simply put, if they weren’t available, psychos couldn’t get them, most of the time. It’s impossible to predict how much gun control will finally come out of the latest efforts. Sadly, it is completely possible to predict that there will be more shootings before and after new laws are passed. However today’s joke pokes fun at the attitude of gun owners who seem to see ANY effort by the government to control guns and even ammunition as a sign that government storm troopers are about to break into homes in the middle of the night to confiscate all and any guns. This is pure paranoia.The gun owners only answer is to create their own storm troopers and break into government houses in the middle of the night. Do them before they do you. Some of the pronouns in the limerick are deliberately vague. Who is meant by the word THEY? The government? The gun owners? What is meant by THEM? Guns? Gun owners? Who will shoot first? These are tricky questions and only the unfolding of events will reveal the answers. And THAT’s what’s so funny!
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    What’s so funny about this? We’re very lucky to have this photo from the great 50’s movie, The Incredible Shrinking Man, based on the...
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    HOW CAN SLIM CHANCE AND FAT CHANCE MEAN THE SAME THING? What’s so funny about this? This is one of the more popular questions about...
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    • Whatsofunny AN EXHIBITIONIST WAS THINKING OF RETIRING, BUT HE DECIDED TO STICK IT OUT FOR ONE MORE YEAR. What’s so funny about this? Right now you are probably either laughing or scratching your head. One of the interesting things about the English language is that it reflects the prudery of the cultures which produced it. Prudery refers to being shocked by sexual things, including nudity. In language sexual words are called dirty or vulgar. When used they are very informal. They are not considered proper, especially in mixed company; in other words when men and women are present. I guess the very fact that men and women are together when they hear these words must be dangerous because they might get aroused. Of course, that philosophy or attitude completely neglects gay men and women. Typically, words of a sexual nature are more acceptable when it’s among a group of all women or all men. We’ve talked before about euphemisms, words that stand for less acceptable words. The word “it” is one of the best euphemisms because it can pretty much stand for anything you want it to. Another one of my favorites is “thing”. To figure out what word a euphemism is standing in for, you need to look at the topic, and context of the nearby words. In the case of this joke, the set-up tells us that it’s about an exhibitionist. This word itself is kind of euphemistic because it could refer simply to someone who exhibits stuff, like art. We’ve all heard of art exhibitions. However, that’s not what the word means. It’s actually about a person, in this case a man, who likes to exhibit himself, that is, show himself off. I’m not talking about somebody jumping up on a stage and yelling “look at me!” An exhibitionist does like to show himself off, all of himself, especially the parts that that are normally kept hidden, that is his/her sexual organs. Just hearing this word in the set-up alerts us to the fact that this might be dirty joke, a sexual joke. The second part of the joke tells us that he won’t retire this year, maybe next. “Stick it out” can have at least two meanings. The first is an idiomatic expression meaning that despite not wanting to do something you will do it anyway for a certain period of time – in this instance one more year. BUT “stick it out” can mean literally taking his sex organ out of his pants and showing it to anyone interested in looking. That’s what IT stands for. The exhibitionist really enjoys exhibiting himself because of the shock value, since it’s taboo in our society, except in private. Publically showing off your genitals is not considered acceptable. Can you accept that? And THAT’s what’s so funny!
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    THE INTERNATIONAL JEWEL THIEVES WERE HARD TO CATCH BECAUSE THEY HAD A GOOD RING LEADER What’s so funny about this? “Ring” is a very...
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    • Whatsofunny AFTER ALL THIS GOOD CHEER, I’VE DEVELOPED A REAL FEAR OF SANTAS. I NOW HAVE CLAUSTROPHOBIA. What’s so funny about this? Well, Christmas is more than half over at least in New York. In other parts of the world it’s completely done, and maybe somewhere in the Pacific, Santa is still on the roof of some hut trying to squeeze down the little stove pipe they use for a chimney. Anyway, one of my points is that time is relative, but you know this already. But Santa is relative too and not just because he looks like somebody’s fat uncle. In the English speaking world, Santa Claus is ubiquitous at this time of year, meaning that his image is everywhere and so are human representations of him. This must be very confusing to a little kid who sees Santas on street corners, department stores, in the movies, on TV, possibly in his or her own living room. We always talk about him in the singular, but really it should be plural because the guy is all over the place. Not only that but he comes in all sizes, shapes and smells too. What’s a little kid to think? And what about all this ho-ho-ho stuff, all this Christmas cheer? While much of it is undoubtedly sincere, I get the feeling that sometimes Santa is laughing at me instead of with me. Call me paranoid, but this old fat guy in the red suit and fake white beard, who’s clogging up my chimney and stealing my milk and cookies, might have it in for me. After all, the only thing I found in my stockings were lumps of coal, just because I ended up on the “naughty” list instead of the “nice” one. Yes it’s true, I’m now terrified of Santa Claus – please don’t let him come near me. I have full blown Claustrophobia. You might think that this means an irrational fear of small spaces, and it does, but with the exact same spelling it can mean a fear of Clause, Santa, that is. And THAT’s what’s so funny!
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    A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel and were standing in the lobby discussing their recent tournament victories. After...
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    WHEN I’M SEEKING INNER PEACE, I GO TO THE DALI LLAMA FOR INSPIRATION What’s so funny about this? At the risk of being a bit...
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    QUANTUM MECHANICS: THE DREAMS STUFF IS MADE OF. What’s so funny about this? I don’t want to deliver a lecture on physics, nor am I...