Saturday, April 21, 2012

No Joke: Laughter Makes You Healthier And More Fun At Parties

Remember the Monty Python Killer Joke skit where people actually die laughing? Laughlab is looking for the genuine article, the world’s funniest joke. They have collected and rated more than 10,000 jokes, two of which are copied here. Tell me which you prefer, or submit your own (G-rated) joke.
Joke 1
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are camping. They pitch their tent under the stars and go to sleep. In the night, Holmes wakes Watson up: "Watson, look up at the stars, and tell me what you deduce."
Watson says, "I see millions of stars and even if a few of those have planets, it's quite likely there are some planets like Earth, and if there are a few planets like Earth out there, there might also be life."
Holmes replied: "Watson, you idiot, somebody stole our tent."
Joke 2
Two hunters are in the woods when one of them falls to the ground. He doesn't seem to be breathing. His eyes are rolled back in his head.
The other guy whips out his phone and calls 911. "My friend is dead! What can I do?" The operator, in a calm soothing voice, says: "Just take it easy, sir. First, let's make sure he's dead."
There's silence, then a shot.
The guy's voice comes back on the line. He says, "Okay, now what?"

I discovered these jokes at, where there is plenty of support for laughter being the best medicine. Check it out.


  1. At a meeting of the Telekenitics Club: "All in favor, raise my hand."


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