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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

A Random Wednesday Conversation Starter

Bad puns: Do you like them, or not?

(Bonus: If you DO like them, what's your favorite one?)

4 comments:

Lynn said...

I like them but I can't think of one right now. Maybe later.

fillyjonk said...

I love them, but Lynn, am coming up empty as to an example.

Lynn said...

I remembered one. I don't know why I didn't think of it earlier. It's one of my favorite jokes. (copied and pasted)

The Boston Symphony was performing Beethoven's Ninth. In the piece, there's a long passage about 20 minutes during which the basses have nothing to do. Rather than sit around the whole time looking stupid, some bassists decided to sneak offstage and go to the tavern next door for a quick one.

After slamming several beers in quick succession, one of them looked at his watch. "Hey! We need to get back!"

"No need to panic," said a fellow bassist.

"I thought we might need some extra time, so I tied the last few pages of the conductor's score together with string. It'll take him a few minutes to get it untangled."

A few moments later they staggered back to the concert hall and took their places in the orchestra. About this time, a member of the audience noticed the conductor seemed a bit edgy and said as much to her companion.

"Well, of course," said her companion. "Don't you see?

It's the bottom of the Ninth, the score is tied, and the bassists are loaded."

Earl said...

I was at an ethnic wedding where they celebrate the arrival of assorted meats. I made up my own pun about bringing it in