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Warden’s woodworking woes

Not long ago, a man was sent to a minimum security prison to serve his sentence. During his incarceration, he got along with the guards and inmates, so the warden [more…]

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The benefits of laughter

Reaching the end of a job interview, the interviewer asks the applicant what starting salary they were looking for. The applicant replied, “In the region of $130,000 a year, depending [more…]

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Honest Answer!

A drill sergeant was putting the new recruits through their paces during basic training. He had them awake and marching before sunrise, had them doing pushups until exhaustion, and was [more…]

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That’s quite an act!

A man walks into a bar and tells the bartender he’s got something amazing to show him. From his coat pocket he pulls out a tiny piano and chair. From [more…]

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He better step on it!

A friend recently admitted to being addicted to brake fluid. When I asked him more about it, he said he could stop any time.

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Rapid response

A man awoke one evening to discover prowlers in his storage shed. He immediately called 911 and gave his address to report the prowlers and possible burglary that was in [more…]

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It’s not what you know…

A man was pulled over for running a stop sign. When the police offer checked the man’s driver’s license, he said, “You’re wearing glasses in your ID photo and you’re [more…]

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A real knee slapper

An 80-year-old man went to see his doctor about pain in his one knee. The doctor examined it gently and said, “Well, you know…your knee is 80 years old. You [more…]

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That’s enlightening!

Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

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Something’s bugging him

At the dinner table one night, a boy asks his father, “Dad, are bugs safe to eat?” “Don’t talk about such disgusting things like that over dinner,” the dad admonishes. [more…]

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What a worker!

Salesclerk: This machine will do half the work for you. Customer: Sounds wonderful! I’ll take two!

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Law of the result

When you try to prove to someone that a machine won’t work, it will.

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Biting humour!

James was listening to a Bible story. His dad read: “The man named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city, but his wife looked [more…]

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The Parent Trap

On Raising Childen – you spend the first two years of their life teaching them to walk and talk, then you spend the next 16 telling them to sit down [more…]

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Splitting hairs!

A man goes to the barbershop. He says to the barber: “I want it going with my waves on top, faded on one side, patchy on the other, and just [more…]

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A nice clean joke!

A very dirty little boy came in from playing in the yard and asked his mother, “Who am I?” Ready to play the game, she said, “I don’t know! Who [more…]

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Well, how ’bout that!

Teacher: Can anybody give an example of a ‘coincidence’? Johnny: I sure can! My mother and father got married on the same day at the same time.

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Drumming up a laugh

A musical director was having a lot of trouble with one drummer. He talked and talked and talked with the drummer, trying to get the drummer to play better, but [more…]

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Oh, yeah? Well…

Grandpa: Boy, how many miles do you walk to school? Boy: About a half-mile. Grandpa: When I was your age, I walked three miles to school every day. So…what are [more…]

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Darn, that’s funny!

While on his usual traffic patrol route on the highway, a police officer spots an elderly lady driving down the road and knitting at the same time. After driving next [more…]