Therefore, we find ourselves turning once again for something from our e-mail inbox to lighten our mood. As we trolled through our treasure trove of jokes, we found two possibilities. And, since we could not decide between them, we offer them both in hopes that at least one of them will produce a smile, if not an outright laugh.
The first, entitled “Yearly Exam,” explains a lot as far as we can tell. It reads: “I went to the doctor for my yearly physical. The nurse starts with certain basics. ‘How much do you weigh?’ she asks. ‘135,’ I say. The nurse puts me on the scale. It turns out my weight is 180. The nurse asks, ‘Your height?’ ‘5 foot 6,’ I say. The nurse checks and sees that I only measure 5’3’. She then takes my blood pressure and tells me it is very high. ‘Of course it’s high!’ I scream. ‘When I came in here I was tall and slender! Now I’m short and fat!’”
And then there is this one: “A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six year olds. After explaining the commandment to ‘Honor thy father and thy mother,’ she asked, ‘Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?’ Without missing a beat, one little boy answered, ‘Thou shall not kill.’”
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