SECTARIAN HUMOR

Note: Some of the best jokes have a philosophicalor sociological twist. This is one of my favorites. During World War II,two men ofthe cloth — substantially different inethnic background and religion andcoming from widely separate parts ofthe country — decided to...

JOKE TIME

March 23,2008 There’s no joke like an old joke, so once again we need to reach into our old favorites bag. Hope you have forgotten this one. A newlywed writes the following to an advice-to-the-lovelorn column: Dear Abby, I recently married, and my husband is a...

IRREVERENT HUMOR

11/30/08Some of the smart-assed comments below go back many years. Others are more recent. All are replays of quotations from famous people, or at least people in the public eye. All are sharp, irreverent, and very clever. Readers are warned, however, that many are...

GRATUITOUS ADVICE TO SENATOR EDWARDS

January 13, 2007 John Edwards is facing an uphill battle in South Carolina. May I offer a strong suggestion for improving his chances. Black women constitute a substantial portion of Democratic primary voters. Address this group with the following powerful speech:...

PERSONAL HUMOR –– FAMILY AND FRIENDS This will be one of three pieces on my favorite subject –– humor. Most of it is taken from my book Net-Wit.com. In-house family stories (as compared to outhouse stories) are rarely funny to those not in the household. There are a...

December 7, 2007 LAUGHTER AND LANGUAGE Italians have an expression,”Traduttore traditore,” — a translator is a traitor. As an international salesman for many years, I frequently observed the confusion that exists among translators. Many funny...