Jumbo Joke is a free service of This is True, featuring bizarre-but-true news items from the world's press. Check the site for archives and free subscriptions.

Category: Language

August 29, 2014

EuroEnglish

The European Commission has announced an agreement that English will be the official language of the EU -- rather than German. As part of the negotations, Her Majesty's Government conceded that English Spelling had some room for improvement, and has accepted a 5-year phase-in of new rules which would apply to the language and reclassify it as EuroEnglish.

The agreed plan is as follows:

In year 1, the soft 'c' would replaced by the 's'.

Sertainly, this will make the sivil servants jump with joy. The hard 'c' will be replaced by 'k'. This should klear up konfusion and keyboards kan now have one less letter.

There will be growing publik enthusiasm in the sekond year, when the troublesome 'ph' is replaced by 'f'. This will reduse 'fotograf' by 20%.

Continue reading "EuroEnglish"

Category: Marriage & Religion

August 27, 2014

Head of the Household

When everybody on earth was dead and waiting to enter Paradise, God appeared and said, "I want the men to make two lines. One line for the men who were true heads of their household and the other line for the men who were dominated by their women. I want all the women to report to St. Peter."

Continue reading "Head of the Household"

Category: Animals

August 25, 2014

Passing Along Important Knowledge

A goodie from my buddy Dave, who knows the importance of passing along knowledge.

- - -

Two great white sharks swimming in the ocean spied the floating survivors of a sunken ship.

"Follow me, son," the Dad shark said to the Son shark. They swam to the mass of people.

Continue reading "Passing Along Important Knowledge"


 

For more see the list of Recent Entries to the right, the search box in the upper right for category or keyword searches, or click for a Random Joke in our archive.