Tag Archives: Black humour

 The strange story of Beethoven’s grave

A tourist in Vienna came to pay respects to Beethoven’s grave. Suddenly he hears music and realises it’s coming from the grave. Although it sounds strange he recognises it as Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony: played backwards. Puzzled, he leaves and brings … Continue reading

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A very helpful son

Harry lived alone in Ireland. His only son was in Long Kesh Prison. He didn’t know anyone who would turn over his potato plot so he wrote to his son asking if he knew anyone who could help.  “For Heavens … Continue reading

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Albert Einstein goes to Heaven

The doorman at the Pearly Gates took Albert to his room. “Your first room mate has an IQ of 180.” “That’s wonderful!” said Albert. “We’ll have fun discussing mathematics.” “And your second room mate has an IQ of 150.” “That’s … Continue reading

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The USA a very litigious society

Mrs. Merv Grazinski, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma purchased new 32-foot Winnebago motor home. On her first trip home she set the cruise control at 70 mph and calmly left the driver’s seat to go to the back of the Winnebago … Continue reading

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I don’t want to go to school

“I don’t want to go to school today mum.” “Well you’ve got to. And that’s that.” “The boys hate me and the teachers hate me. And I don’t want to go.” “Well you have to. And that’s that.” “But why?” … Continue reading

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Too honest

A gamekeeper in Oregon arrested a man for killing and eating an Egret. He pleaded guilty explaining to the judge, “I was just trying to feed my hungry family. I’ve never done anything like that before.” The judge freed him … Continue reading

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Small pleasures

A receptionist at an accountants office got a call. She was asked by the caller to put him through to Mr. Dewey. “I’m sorry, sir,” the receptionist said, “Mr. Dewey passed away yesterday.” “Oh. I’m sorry about that. Goodbye.” But … Continue reading

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