6 posts tagged "joke"

The wife won't be pleased 30 Aug 2007

Two Chinese brothers are trapped in a mine... no, this isn't the start of a joke. They survived for five days without food and fresh water, but their sense of humour remained intact. You have to read the full story to see which bit might have lost some meaning in translation, because describing one's wife in such an ungracious way seems very un-Chinese!

China, joke

All time best April Fool's Day gags 01 Apr 2007

Don't forget it's April Fool's Day today so don't get duped! Some of the most memorable jokes are retold here.

April Fools, joke

(no subject) 12 Dec 2004

Jokes for your particular sense of humour.


(no subject) 11 May 2004

A panda eats in a cafe. He finishes his sandwich, fires a gun in the air and walks towards the door. When the waiter asks in confusion what he thinks hes doing, the panda throws him a badly punctuated book on wildlife: "Panda. Large black-and-white bear-like mammal, native to China. Eats, shoots and leaves".

I mention this old joke because I got asked by a colleague whether the word "supplied" h...

joke, grammar

(no subject) 16 Oct 2002

The M25 and the M1 are chatting in the pub.
"I'm the hardest tarmac, ever! I'm rock hard," boasted the M1.
"Yes Bob, you're rock hard," agreed the M25.
"My middle name is 'Hard'," and just to prove it the M1 downs a pint in one.
Just as he's put the glass back on the bar a red piece of tarmac walks into the pub and orders a pint.
The M1 dives under the nearest table and stays there quivering until t...


(no subject) 21 Sep 2002

President Bush and Colin Powell are sitting in a bar.

A guy walks in and asks the barman, "Isn't that Bush and Powell sitting over there?"

The barman says, "Yep, that's them."

So the guy walks over and says, "Wow, this is a real honour. What are you guys doing in here?"

Bush says, "We're planning World War III."

And the guy says, "Really? What's going to happen?"

Bush says, "Well, we're goin...

Bush, Iraq, joke