I found this page in the Independent recently (it’s almost a month old, but as it is not an article about the news I think it’s okay. It is looking at the most highbrow jokes in the world. I thought would share some with you to counter any suggestions that this blog is dumbed down. Here goes:
A photon checks into a hotel and the porter asks him if he has any luggage. The photon replies: “No, I’m travelling light.”
There are 10 types of people in this world. Those that know binary, and those that don’t.
When I heard that oxygen and magnesium hooked up I was like OMg.
The barman says: “We don’t serve faster-than-light particles here.” A tachyon enters a bar.
Never trust an atom. They make up everything.
A Roman walks into a bar, holds up two fingers, and says: “Five beers, please.”
A classics professor goes to a tailor to get his trousers mended. The tailor asks: “Euripides?” The professor replies: “Yes. Eumenides?”
A programmer’s wife tells him: “Run to the store and pick up a loaf of bread. If they have eggs, get a dozen.” The programmer comes home with 12 loaves of bread.
What do you get when you combine a joke with a rhetorical question?
Argon walks into a bar and orders a drink. The bartender says, “sir, we don’t serve noble gasses.” There was no reaction.
Now that your brows are suitably high I will leave you with a brief reflection.
[glimpses himself in the mirror].
Be blessed, be a blessing