Tag Archives: Black humour

Dying like Jesus

As a preacher lay dying he thought he’d like to die like Jesus. He sent for his accountant and lawyer. When they came he held out his hands and motioned them to sit on either side of his bed. The … Continue reading

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It’s the obvious question

Honey: I’ve just had an accident and Tina took me to the hospital. The x-rays show the head injury might be serious and I’ve also got cracked ribs and a broken arm. Wife: Who’s Tina?

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Lockdown! Bring it on

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Blackadder: The First World War

Edmund:* We’ve been sitting here since Christmas 1914, during which time millions of men have died, and we’ve advanced no further than an asthmatic ant with some heavy shopping. *Edmund Blackadder the recurring character in this series

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The Wrong Answer

Emperor Augustus was touring his Empire and noticed a man who looked so similar that he could have been his brother. Intrigued he asked: “Did your mother work in the Imperial Palace?” “No, Your Highness. But my father did.”

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Good Advice From A Doctor

Doctor: I’m sorry. I have bad news. You’re likely to die in the next six months. Amanda: Isn’t there anything that can be done? Doctor: Do you know an unmarried accountant? Amanda: Yes. Why? Doctor: Well if you marry him … Continue reading

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Book Review: Carl Hiaasen ~ Razor Girl (2016)

Hiaasen is a 21st century Florida version of P G Wodehouse. Beautiful writing, stereotypes developed to breaking point and then stretched a little bit more and zany storylines. His ultimate premise is that Florida is filled with insane people who … Continue reading

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The Halloween Feast

Early comments from our readers Mary B: You really must try harder my dear Jamie O: I’ll send you my DVD ‘Cooking for Dummies’ Chris P: It looks alright to me Gordon R: I did something like that once. Actually … Continue reading

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A macabre anecdote about torture

….St Laurence, who was burned to death on a gridiron, is the ‘patron saint of cooks – and, less obviously, comedians’. I imagine the association with both professions arises from a story which has Laurence…..coolly advising his executioners: ‘I’m done … Continue reading

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Big Brother: 2021 Version

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