Category Archives: Jokes and Humor

Sorry, Vancouver

Just wanted to write you all a quick note to announce that, contrary to (the opposite of) what some of you may be thinking, I will not – repeat, not – be participating in the 2010 Olympic Games that begin … Continue reading

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Dog as a Second Language

Yesterday, I offered a little ditty to help us all get through Monday. Today, I have a little joke for you.  If we get past Monday and Tuesday, then we should be able to get past hump day, right?  Hump … Continue reading

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The Best One-Liners of All Time

I’m not sure these are, in fact, the best one-liners (short jokes or funny/clever remarks), but I thought these were pretty good when I saw them recently in a magazine. ~ Lucy ….. “If you can’t say something good about … Continue reading

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ESL Podcast 376 – Asking About Business Hours

Yesterday’s ESL Podcast 376 was about business hours. The store in ESL Podcast 376 has funny (strange) hours, but it’s nothing like this one: This is actually a novelty (inexpensive toy) sign that you can buy for your business, but … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between…

I’m sure that we could all use (would all benefit from) a little joke. A standard (common) form of a joke begins with the question, “What’s the difference between…” Here’s a joke I found on the Internet that uses this … Continue reading

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Quotation of the Day

Instead of forwarding this to all of you via (by) email, here is your quotation of the day: “What is a committee? A group of the unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.” — (Richard Harkness, New York … Continue reading

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Fun Puns

Puns are jokes that use different meanings of the same or similar sounding words. English spelling allows different words with the same sound to be spelled differently, so there is more opportunity in English for puns. Puns are very difficult … Continue reading

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Jokes: An Irish Toast

I thought I would comment on a joke I found, since everyone enjoys a good laugh now and then (occasionally). I put a general explanation on the left side of the page which you can read to give you some … Continue reading

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Tickling Your Funny Bone

It’s been a hectic (busy) few weeks and I needed a good laugh. I came across these sayings that tickled my funny bone. To tickle is to touch someone else lightly to make them laugh. To tickle someone’s funny bone is … Continue reading

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The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers

In today’s Cafe, we talk about how to become a lawyer in the United States. Lawyers do not have the best reputation in many countries (including the U.S.). There are many jokes about lawyers and how greedy (wanting to have … Continue reading

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