Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Strange Barking Dog

Merci, Sam, Marcus




Sam:  Has anyone heard the one about ... uh, no, that's not it.  I'm just supposed to ask a direct question.

Merci:  Okay.  So what do you want to ask?

Sam:  How do you keep a dog from barking in the front yard?

Marcus:  Oh, I know the answer.  That's easy.  You give him a treat. 

Merci:  No, you don't reward  him for barking in a stranger's yard.  You command him to be quiet! 

Marcus:  Jan tries that all the time with us and it doesn't work. 

Merci:  Yes, but I assumed the dog Sam asked about isn't one of us.  Sam?

Sam:  Well, no, it's not one of us. 

Merci:  See, I told you it isn't one of us.  Sam is obviously asking about how to stop a well-trained dog from barking in the front yard.

Marcus:  Yes, but why would a well-trained dog be barking in our front yard, Sam?

Sam:  How would I know?  Perhaps he's delivering a package and needs someone to sign for it.

Marcus:  A little testy, aren't we, Sam?

Sam:  Of course I'm a little testy.  I'm trying to tell a joke and you two have desiccated it. 

Marcus:  Oh, I'm sorry.  How do you stop a dog from barking in the front yard?

Sam:  You put him in the back yard. 

Marcus:  What's so funny about that?  Now you have a well-trained, strange dog barking in the back yard.

Sam:  Yes, but he's not barking in the front yard any more.

Marcus:  Jan is going to get awfully upset with you for putting a strange dog in the back yard without her permission. 

Sam:  The only strange dog in our back yard is you, Marcus! 

18 comments:

  1. I'll bet it works gang!

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  2. We know it's not you. Look at those innocent faces
    Lily & Edward

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  3. BaaaaWaaaah that is a really FUNNY joke, Marcus. We loved it.. ONCE you were finally able to get it told.
    Our mom says that a laughing child and a barking dog are Music to her ears. Just sayin.

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  4. Your humor is just not getting any respect. We thought it was very funny BOL!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  5. Thanks for the laugh. You all keep us going with your jokes. Even those jokes that get spoiled give us a laugh. Hugs and nose kisses

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  6. Dat's one way to do it.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

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  7. Marcus there is just no way it could be you! Mol

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  8. He he - good one guys. Thanks for the chuckle today.

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  9. Poor Sam! WE liked your joke, if it's any consolation. :)

    And even though it was frustrating for you, we liked all the back and forth before reading the punch line.

    Hugs!

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  10. Oh Sam we just love you guys!!!
    stella rose

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  11. Good one, Marcus! Happy Wednesday.

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  12. You guys are so funny! We likes the way you tell jokes!

    Sasha, Sami, & Saku

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  13. Bwahahaha!! So funny...we thought you were being serious...but then we remembered the title of your blog, BOL/MOL!!

    You had us fooled, the joke was on us!

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  14. HAHA! You guys crack me up!
    ღ husky hugz ღ frum our pack at Love is being owned by a husky!

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  15. MOL!
    have a great Wednesday...

    Noodle and crew

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  16. Still trying t get through a joke with the peanut gallery, huh? Best of luck! And cool photo! ~Rascal and Rocco

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  17. We just love your joke perseverance!!
    Smileys!
    Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

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