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Why We Still Read Newspapers – Take 5

Doug Powell via Marsha Koenig

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Why We Still Read Newspapers – Take 4

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Why We Still Read Newspapers – Take 5

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Why We Still Read Newspapers – Take 4

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Why We Still Read Newspapers – Take 3

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Groaners – Take 3

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14. What do you call a fish with no eyes? A fsh. (Get it? A “fsh”, no “I”’s)

15. Two fish swim into a concrete wall.
The one turns to the other and says, “Dam!”

16. Two men sitting in a kayak were chilly so they lit a fire in the craft.
Not surprisingly it sank, proving once again that you can’t have your kayak and heat it, too.

17. A group of chess enthusiasts checked into a hotel, and were standing in the lobby discussing their recent tournament victories. After about an hour, the manager came out of the office and asked them to disperse.
“But why,” they asked, as they moved off.
“Because,” he said. “I can’t stand chess-nuts boasting in an open foyer.”

18. A woman has twins, and gives them up for adoption. One of them goes to a family in Egypt  and is named ‘Ahmal’. The other goes to a family in Spain; they name him ‘Juan’. Years later, Juan sends a picture of himself to his birth mother. Upon receiving the picture, she tells her husband that she wishes she also had a picture of Ahmal. Her husband responds: “They’re twins! If you’ve seen Juan, you’ve seen Ahmal.”

19. Mahatma Gandhi, as you know, walked barefoot most of the time, which produced an impressive set of calluses on his feet. He also
ate very little, which made him rather frail and with his odd diet, he suffered
from bad breath. This made him (oh, man, this is so bad, it’s good)… a super-calloused fragile mystic hexed by halitosis.

20. A dwarf, who was a mystic, escaped from jail.
The call went out that there was a small medium at large.

21. And finally, there was the person who sent ten different puns to his friends with the hope that at least one of the puns would make them
laugh. No pun in ten did.

Thanks to an email from Marsha Koenig

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Groaners – Take 2

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7. “Doc, I can’t stop singing The Green, Green Grass of Home.”
“That sounds like Tom Jones Syndrome.”
“Is it common?”
“Well, It’s Not Unusual.”

8. Two cows are standing next to each other in a field.
Daisy says to Dolly, “I was artificially inseminated this morning.”
“I don’t believe you,” says Dolly.
“It’s true; no bull!” exclaims Daisy.

9. An invisible man marries an invisible woman.
The kids were nothing to look at either.

10. Deja Moo: The feeling that you’ve heard this bull before.

11. I went to buy some camouflage trousers the other day but I couldn’t find any.

12. A man woke up in a hospital after a serious accident.
He shouted, “Doctor, doctor, I can’t feel my legs!”
The doctor replied,”I know, I amputated your arms!”

13. I went to a seafood disco last week… and pulled a mussel.

 

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Why We Still Read Newspapers – Take 2

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Groaners – Take 1

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1, Two antennas met on a roof, fell in love and got married. The ceremony wasn’t much but the reception was excellent.

2. A jumper cable walks into a bar. The bartender says, “I’ll serve you but don’t start anything.”

3. Two peanuts walk into a bar and one was a salted.

4. A dyslexic man walked into a bra.

5. A man walks into a bar with a slab of asphalt under his arm and says: “A beer please, and one for the road.”

6. Two cannibals are eating a clown.
One says to the other: “Does this taste funny to you?”

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Why We Still Read Newspapers – Take 1

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Learning Something New

Public Domain Vintage Photo – Anita Opper – Zen to Zany

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Sarcasm

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“Sarcasm is “a sharp, bitter, or cutting expression or remark; a bitter gibe or taunt“.[1][2] Sarcasm may employ ambivalence,[3] although sarcasm is not necessarily ironic.[4] “The distinctive quality of sarcasm is present in the spoken word and manifested chiefly by vocal inflections”.[5] The sarcastic content of a statement will be dependent upon the context in which it appears.[6] “

~ Wikipedia

Many times sarcasm is defined as a bad thing – cruel words spoken in order to hurt someone else.

I was raised with sarcasm, though, and I love it. It can be a really witty form of humor, laughing at one’s self, breaking tension, lightening up an unfortunate situation.

My father was a master at sarcasm. He used it, and other forms of humor, as a defense mechanism. He fell off a horse when he was 3 years old, breaking his arm in several places. Back then, they didn’t know nearly as much about setting bones, particularly growing bones, so my dad ended up with one arm shorter than the other and his hand curled up, almost useless. Kids at school were vicious. He answered by making them laugh. They learned to ignore his arm and accepted him because he was fun to have in the group.

Some people are completely unaware of sarcasm. When it is used, you can look at faces and see instantly if they ‘get’ it or if their hair is blowing in the wind as the joke goes over their heads. My dad raised us with sarcasm, puns, practical jokes, word jokes, and funny stories. They bubbled up out of him, overflowing onto all around him. He saw the world differently and those around him either kept up or missed out.  It was a funny, rich world he carried with him. When he died, he wrote us a note, saying, “Remember me laughing.”

Example – I got dressed to go out as a teenager, coming out into the living room to wait for my date. My dad said, “Nice dress!” Our eyes met. I looked down, saw what I was wearing from his point of view, and went back to my bedroom to change. The next time I came out he said, “You look nice, Lin.” (A real compliment.)

I find sarcasm bubbling up, myself – sometimes at inappropriate times. Sometimes I squash my thoughts, though those who know me well know NOT to meet my eyes at these times, lest I bust a gut laughing when I absolutely shouldn’t….

 

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Aging

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Truism

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Do NOT

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Free

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David Clinton via David McCunellon

Hahahahahahahahah! :0)

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Hahahaahahahaha!

I saw this photo by Humor League posted on Facebook this morning. I shared it there, but wanted to be sure you saw it, too. I’m still laughing from time to time as I think of it again. :0)

 

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Los Angeles Zoo Signs – Take 7

Obvious Plant via Evie Zimmerman, trendingly.com

Obvious Plant via Evie Zimmerman, trendingly.com

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I Can’t Handle the Stress!

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Obviously, I need to get some help for Abby. She just can’t handle the stress…..

 

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Los Angeles Zoo Signs – Take 6

LA Zoo Signs via Evie Zimmerman, trendingly.com

LA Zoo Signs via Evie Zimmerman, trendingly.com

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Los Angeles Zoo Signs – Take 5

Obvious Plant via Evie Zimmerman, Trendingly.com

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Los Angeles Zoo Signs – Take 4

Obvious Plant via Evie Zimmerman, trendingly.com

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Los Angeles Zoo Signs – Take 3

Obvious Plant via Evie Zimmerman, trendingly.com

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Some Days

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Amusing Musings – Take 2

Funny Thoughts via Cindy Bassnett Thurman

Funny Thoughts via Cindy Bassnett Thurman

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Watch Out!

Offbeat via Susan Phariss

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Los Angeles Zoo Signs – Take 2

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Warning

Offbeat via Susan Phariss

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Los Angeles Zoo Signs – Take 1

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Amusing Musings – Take 1

“Ate salad for dinner! Mostly croutons and tomatoes.

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Really just one big, round crouton covered with tomato sauce.  And cheese.

FINE, it was a pizza. I ate a pizza.”

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Junior’s Pizza

 

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