December 07, 2014
This bit of holiday cheer appears to be circulating or recirculating around the Internet: There was a man who worked for the Post Office whose job was to process all the mail that had ...more
September 02, 2012
Ann Romney's giggly speech at the GOP convention was part of an assault on the news media to "humanize" Mitt, whose vision shifts like the proverbial sands of the Sahara. As she recounted the daily ...more
February 24, 2012
My personal favorite defense gun has always been a Beretta Jetfire in 22 short. I have carried it for many years including while hiking. I never leave without it in my pocket. Of course the first ...more
August 19, 2011
Several years ago, I served as midwife to a young black cat that gave birth to six kittens in the bottom of my bathroom closet. She was a stray who had adopted us and, at some point in time, found ...more
January 26, 2011
It's winter in MissouriAnd the gentle breezes blowSeventy miles an hourAt five below.Oh, how I love MissouriWhen the snow's up to your buttYou take a breath of winterAnd your nose gets frozen ...more
May 08, 2010
Muslim suicide bombers in Britain are set to begin a three-day strike on Monday in a dispute over the number of virgins they are entitled to in the afterlife. Emergency talks with Al Qaeda have so ...more
January 12, 2010
The economy is so bad that: I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail. I ordered a burger at McDonald's and the kid behind the counter asked, "Can you afford fries with that?" CEO's are ...more
October 28, 2009
Let me get this straight... We're going to pass a health care planwritten by a committee whose chairman says he doesn't understand it,passed by a Congress that hasn't read it but exempts ...more
August 27, 2009
There were very few physicians in the Ozarks of the late 19th to early 20th century, but there were medicine women or "granny- women" who served the area. Many residents used folk remedies they had ...more
June 28, 2009
After being interviewed by the school administration, the teaching prospect said, "Let me see if I've got this right: You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive ...more
May 18, 2009
John Smith started the day early having set his alarm clock (MADE IN JAPAN) for 6 a.m. While his coffeepot (MADE IN CHINA) was perking, he shaved with his electric razor (MADE IN KOREA). He put on ...more
March 12, 2009
Subject: A fly in cup of coffee What happens when a fly falls into a coffee cup ? The Italian throws the cup and walks away in a fit of rage. The Frenchman takes out the fly and drinks the ...more
February 19, 2009
Shortly after class, an economics student approaches his economics professor and says, "I don't understand this stimulus bill. Can you explain it to me?" The professor replied, "I don't have ...more
October 26, 2008
There's an old story in the Marine Corps about a second lieutenant who inspected his Marines in the field, and afterward told the "Gunny" that the men smelled bad. The lieutenant suggested the ...more
August 21, 2008
Two alligators were sitting in the swamp talking. The smaller one turned to the bigger one and said, "I can't understand how you kin be so much bigger'n me. We're the same age, we was the same size ...more
June 30, 2008
Five Jews changed the way we see the world. Moses said: "the Law is everything." Jesus said: "Love is everything." Marx said: "Money is everything." Freud said: "Sex is everything." Then came ...more
February 29, 2008
Mujibar was trying to get a job in India. The Personnel Manager said, "Mujibar, you have passed all the tests, except one. Unless you pass it you cannot qualify for this job." Mujibar said, ...more
August 15, 2007
You know that you're a true Joplinite when..... You won your clock radio at Aladdin’s Castle in the Northpark Mall.You used to do all your grocery shopping at Smitty’s on tree-lined ...more
August 07, 2006
What happens when a fly dives into a cup of coffee?An Englishman drops the cup and goes away.The American takes the fly out and drinks the coffee.The Chinaman eats the fly and throws away the ...more
July 19, 2006
Are you a Democrat, Republican, or Texan? Here is a little test that will help you decide. The answer will be found after posing the following question: What do you do? You're walking ...more
June 11, 2006
Editorial note--A reader has submitted the following for the enjoyment of lexophiles (lovers of words): (1) A bicycle can't stand alone; it is two tired.(2) Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies ...more
May 09, 2006
With folks divorcing without too much provocation its easy to understand the message in this cartoon. Put on your spectacles, if you need to, and enjoy the irreverent humor of Cyanide and Happiness. ...more
August 05, 2004
Things you believe in to be a Republican today, as posted by "Smilingl8yMD" on the Democracy for America website; well, it was there until the forum thread got cleaned up: Sadamm was a good guy ...more
July 04, 2004
A three hour trip,...that was the plan My husband and I finally had found a sailboat. We’d been searching for just the right one since we moved to Grand Lake o' the Cherokees in Oklahoma ...more
January 27, 2004
While walking down the street one day, a female politician (certainly not Hillary?) is tragically hit by a truck and dies. Her soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the ...more
November 22, 2003
Dan Robinson, a stormchaser, called our attention to an item he discovered on the State of Mississippi website: Under the heading "Governor Musgrove Asks President Bush for Disaster Declaration," ...more
November 18, 2003
Here's a bit of humor circulating on the Internet: "I was thinking about how the status symbol of today is those cell phones that everyone has clipped on. I can't afford one, so I'm wearing my ...more
August 18, 2002
Marriage is like taking a hot bath. After you've been in it for a isn't so hot. If you're playing in a poker game, and you look around the table and can't tell who the sucker is, it's ...more
August 14, 2002
A bus station is where a bus stops. A train station is where a train stops. On my desk I have a work station. :-) Can atheists get insurance for acts of God ? Do Lipton employees take coffee ...more
August 13, 2002
You Might Be A Redneck If: You take your dog for a walk & you both use the same tree. You can entertain yourself for more than an hour with a fly swatter. Your property has been mistaken for a ...more
June 18, 2002
You Know You're From KANSAS If: You never met any celebrities. (Bob Dole isn't a celebrity; he's your neighbor.) You know the meaning of Rock Chalk Jayhawk. Your closest ...more