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Posted by on May 31, 2007

The art of the one-liner

Since brevity is the soul of wit, I offer these. They are all short jokes meant to make you laugh. They can fly right by if you are moving too fast, so take the time to breathe and take them in for all their silliness. The picture is of Henny Youngman, the patron saint of the genre.
“I’ve had a wonderful time, but this wasn’t it.”
– Groucho Marx (1895-1977)
I introduced the following with the Groucho Marx joke because they seem like kindred spirits.
The rest are from Henny Youngman himself.
A doctor says to a man, “You want to improve your love life? You need to get some exercise. Run ten miles a day.” Two weeks later, the man called the doctor. The doctor says, “How is your love life since you have been running?” “I don’t know, I’m 140 miles away!”
A drunk was in front of a judge. The judge says “You’ve been brought here for drinking.” The drunk says, “Okay, let’s get started.”
My brother then bought 1000 Japanese cameras. They all go, “Crick”.
My wife and I have the secret to making a marriage last. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, a little wine, good food. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.

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