Friday, July 06, 2018

Wait for Punch Line

Cyndi:  I don't have any idea what to post today.  Do you?. 

Taylor:  How about a joke? 

Cyndi:  It's hard to think of a joke since we're all missing Merci and Those That Came Before Her. 

Taylor:  I never met Sam but I understand he was the clown who kept you all laughing.

Cyndi:  Yes, he did, and he had a joke for every occasion. 

Taylor:  Even for a funeral?

Cyndi:  Actually, yes.  He liked to say, "I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather."

Taylor:  Sam knew his grandfather?  I never knew mine.

Cyndi:  Not Sam's grandfather.  It could be anybody's grandfather.  It's a joke!

Taylor:  Ha, ha, ha, ha.  A good one.

Cyndi:  You're supposed to wait for the punch line before you laugh.

Taylor:  Oh, good, because that definitely wasn't funny.

Cyndi:  Sam would say,  "I want to die peacefully in my sleep, like my grandfather - not screaming and yelling like the passengers in his car."

Taylor: **pause**  So what's the punch line? 

Cyndi:  That was it. 

Taylor:  I thought you said Sam was funny.. 


  1. MOL! My human's heard that joke before but I haven't.

  2. Hari OM
    cough splutter... cough.... yes, it was funny in a kind of forbidden way! Hugs and whiskeries, YAM-aunty xxx

  3. Well we thought Sam was funny. And the humans wonder why we cats don't like riding in the car with them. Who knows when the silly things will fall asleep.

  4. Gallows humor, it's called! I remember when jokes came up right after the first Shuttle disaster, and it felt awful to laugh, but you just cannot help yourself.

  5. Sam was so funny and I miss him too. Great joke by the way. ☺

  6. Gallows humor is one way of coping with things that are verging on unbearable.Certain professions depend on it to keep their saniuty - cops, ER staff, teachers...

  7. Sam was sure a funny guy! We miss him too and Merci as well. But we're sure happy to see the rest of you. Have a good weekend efurrybody!

  8. ☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺

    guyz....gram paw dude never getted ta drivez a car...oh sure him
    tried... but him tried ta get social secatitee two...♥♥

  9. Wow, to ride with that grandfather must have been a trip, haha.

  10. You going to adopt another like Merci and save a life?

  11. LOL, that punchline was a good one.

  12. HAH! Grampa used to say "there are people dying today who never died before." MOL! We're always looking for something to post about. Maybe a joke will work.

  13. I got a laugh out of your joke and CK's! A smile to start the day.

  14. I, Marvelous LOVE that joke!
    You guys Crack me u too!

  15. Thanks for making us laugh!
    Have a super Sunday...

    Noodle and crew

  16. hello funny farmers its dennis the vizsla dog oh hay my dada tels this joke!!! eksept in his verzhun grandpa wuz a bus driver!!! i bet he herd the joke frum sam and then chayndjd it a littel so he cud preetend it wuz his!!! for shaym dada!!! ok bye

  17. That was a joke that would be a nightmare if it as real, BOL! Kind of funny in macabre way...but you know we did hear some giggles:)


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