Humor for Groan-Ups
by Jerry Lerman (344)
A holiday present I bought for Eve has been paying dividends. It’s a calendar of puns – one a day. An example from today was: “I’m giving away all my used batteries — FREE OF CHARGE!” Almost every day it’s offering a pun that we’d never heard before.
And if that calendar hasn’t been enough to brighten our days, I’ve also joined “The Punitentiary”, a Facebook group. Here’s a sampling of puns that have appeared there recently.
I used to date a girl with one leg who worked at a brewery. …. She was in charge of the hops.
You can never lose a homing pigeon. If your homing pigeon doesn’t come back, what you’ve lost is a normal pigeon.
Me: What makes you angry?
Pirate: When somebody steals my ‘P’.
Where do Boston sheep get their hair cut?
At the baa-baa shop.
If you have some favorite jokes or puns, please feel free to share them with your neighbors via the Bowfin Inquirer!
by Aaron O.
Question: Is there a “theme” behind Beethoven’s 5th symphony?
Aaron’s Answer (A’sA): Beethoven’s 5th symphony was based on the sounds he heard while he was going deaf. The first 4 notes, were supposed to be the sounds of the yellowhammer birds which Beethoven liked to listen to in the parks in Vienna. According to Beethoven himself, the first … (continued below)