U.S. government has online dad joke archive

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Great. Now everyone knows about the strategic dad-joke reserve.

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Jokes on them. Because dad jokes rely so heavily on puns, they will translate poorly to other languages.

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This is exactly what my tax dollars should be going towards

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I am gonna guess that my personal strategic Dad-Joke reserve rivals theirs. As a sort-of-professional Dad-joke-teller, it is a requirement of the job!

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I mst assume you have volumes of “Doctor Doctor” jokes.

“Doctor Doctor, it hurts when I do this!”
“Well, don’t do that”

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“What’s the difference between a duck?”
“???”
“A lightbulb, because elephants can’t skate backwards!”

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

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My mother used to say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Lovely woman. Terrible surgeon

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i got a good “knock knock” joke for ya…
ok? you start…

yeah, pops loved that one :roll_eyes:

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I remember a similar nonsensical joke in HS. Went something like:

What do you do if your wheels fall of your boat?

Blue, because ice cream doesn’t have bones!

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A: One of its legs is both the same!

(Credit: Puffin book of jokes, 1974)
ETA: I pretty much memorised it at the time, and still remember most of it.

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Another PBJ* classic:

Why don’t ducks fly upside down?

They’d quack up!

*US = Peanut Butter and Jelly
UK = Puffin Book of Jokes
Clarified for international differences in translative acronyms.

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Many of which were in fact “cracker” jokes - like that one was. I think I may have stumbled across a cracker joke factory documentary in the recent past. Can’t remember where, of course.

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So does Xitter, they’re just not all kid-friendly. Well, I’m happier not filtering them for the lowest common audience denominator. Enjoy them while it lasts and tread carefully. It’s still a Xit-hole.

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This is a real national security concern, considering the impact the Allies’ jokes had in WWII.

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Wann ist der Nunnstuck git in Schlotweier?

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Egads! Be careful with that. I’ve never been happier to not know German :wink:

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That language seems familiar… possibly inspired by radioactive waste storage warnings?

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“Hi, Hungry! I’m Dad!”

See also:
“Hi, Bored! I’m Dad!”

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Government Cheese at its finest.

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