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Re: know a good one? [jokes thread]

How many flies does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

Two, and they still can’t remember how they got in there.
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Old 18.11.2020, 14:22
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Re: know a good one? [jokes thread]

Ha ha. Took me a while.
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Re: know a good one? [jokes thread]

Knock, knock.
Who's there?
Grandad.
Shit. . . . STOP THE FUNERAL.
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Old 18.11.2020, 14:30
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Ha ha. Took me a while.
Two months!
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Old 19.11.2020, 14:33
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Re: know a good one? [jokes thread]

I’m told that many Swiss-Germans are stockpiling cheese and sausages in anticipation of a new COVID lockdown — planning, in other words, for a Wurst-Käse scenario.
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Old 21.11.2020, 17:29
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I’m told that many Swiss-Germans are stockpiling cheese and sausages in anticipation of a new COVID lockdown — planning, in other words, for a Wurst-Käse scenario.
You misinterpreted what you heard:
Some say "es ist mir Wurst" which means I don't care and others say "was für ein Käse" which means what nonsense.
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Old 21.11.2020, 19:36
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You misinterpreted what you heard:
Some say "es ist mir Wurst" which means I don't care and others say "was für ein Käse" which means what nonsense.
Hmmmmm - I think you should say the expression with an English accent.

(It’s actually not that funny...)
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Old 21.11.2020, 20:35
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Hmmmmm - I think you should say the expression with an English accent.

(It’s actually not that funny...)
Neither is meant to be funny. What is funny about "I don't give a hoot"? Nothing, it just expresses the same as "es isch mir Wurscht".
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Old 21.11.2020, 20:47
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Neither is meant to be funny. What is funny about "I don't give a hoot"? Nothing, it just expresses the same as "es isch mir Wurscht".
It’s a pun in that the German sound like an expression in English...
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Old 22.11.2020, 00:41
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Hmmmmm - I think you should say the expression with an English accent.

(It’s actually not that funny...)
I thought it was quite good, actually.
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Old 22.11.2020, 17:56
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Me too.

And I'm pretty sure that curley got the pun the first time around.
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Old 23.11.2020, 11:42
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Re: know a good one? [jokes thread]

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Me too.

And I'm pretty sure that curley got the pun the first time around.
i'm sure curley understood the pun first time too

(and my joke should really have been in the terrible thread but this thread is one i started so...)
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Old 23.11.2020, 15:21
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And I'm pretty sure that curley got the pun the first time around.
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i'm sure curley understood the pun first time too

(and my joke should really have been in the terrible thread but this thread is one i started so...)
y'all totally over estimate me. I'm still not getting the pun.
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Old 23.11.2020, 15:24
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y'all totally over estimate me. I'm still not getting the pun.
Oh.

Worst case scenario.
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Old 23.11.2020, 15:29
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Worst case scenario.
ahhh okay, thanks.
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Old 23.11.2020, 15:33
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ahhh okay, thanks.

glad the käse is closed now!
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Still not as good as Die Hard - best Christmas movie ever!
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Re: know a good one? [jokes thread]

Don't forget to dress warmly today, I heard it's going to be minus 45!
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Re: know a good one? [jokes thread]

You lost your phone and it's on silent? Too bad.






If you liked it You shoulda put a ring on it...
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