Category Archives: Humor

Humor uses threes as the completion to a joke. "The Rule of Three" is part of the formula. Many stories have you heard start out, "There was a priest, a minister and a rabbi … ." Three characters seems to work well when you are populating your own stories to make them funnier.

THIRD IN LINE

A young man dies and goes to Heaven, where he finds he is third in line at the Pearly Gates. St. Peter is taking a much-needed break, so an angel is admitting the newly arrived to Heaven. Continue reading THIRD IN LINE

WAKING PAT THE DIVINE

– submitted by JT Gaiden

 

Three Englishmen were in a bar and spotted an Irishman. They decided to have fun with the man.

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An engineer, a mathematician, and a physicist in cabins

An engineer, a mathematician, and a physicist are staying in three adjoining cabins at a decrepit old motel. Continue reading An engineer, a mathematician, and a physicist in cabins

Three proofs that Jesus was . . .

THREE PROOFS THAT JESUS WAS MEXICAN

1.) His first name was Jesus.
2.) He was bilingual.
3.) He was always being harassed by the authorities.

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MR. FIX-IT

by Anne Audrey.

Once upon a time there lived three men: a doctor, a chemist, and an engineer.

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Microsoft error messages in haiku

 

Japanese office workers
Japanese office workers

In Japan, they have replaced the impersonal and unhelpful Microsoft error messages with Haiku poetry messages.

haiku
haiku

Haiku poetry has strict construction rules – each poem has three lines and only 17 syllables; 5 syllables in the first, 7 in the second, 5 in the third. They are used to communicate a timeless message, often achieving a wistful, yearning and powerful insight through extreme brevity. Here are 16 actual error messages from Japan.

Below, the essence of Zen:

Your file was so big.
It might be very useful.
But now it is gone.

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One day, while a seamstress was sewing . . .

One day, while a seamstress was sewing while sitting close to a river, her thimble fell into the river. When she cried out, the Lord appeared and asked, "Why are you crying?"

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Patrick went into his favorite pub . . .

Patrick went into his favorite pub in Dublin and ordered 3 pints of Guinness, to be served all at the same time.

 

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It’s a matter of perspective . . .

The Pope and The Rabbi

 

Several centuries ago, the Pope declared that all Jews had to leave Vatican City. Naturally, a great uproar ensued in the Jewish community. So, the Pope made a deal. He would have a religious debate with a representative of the Jewish community. If the Jewish representative won the debate, the Jews could stay. If the Pope won the debate, the Jews had to leave.

 

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