A Trusted Friend in a Complicated World


Looking for funny jokes? Settle in: You're in the right place. From clean knock-knock jokes and the top corny jokes to hilarious one-liners and clever riddles, we've got the jokes guaranteed to bring on serious laughs.

Who is Kissing Her?

My father was serving in a port city in post–World War II Germany when a ship laden with GIs docked. As the soldiers disembarked, they started to jeer and boo....

Direct Sun

My daughter was anxious to do some landscaping at her new home, but then she called up sounding discouraged. “I don’t think I’ll ever get these flowers planted,” she moaned....

Tom One and Two

Although I’d been dating a woman for several months, I guess I didn’t know her as well as I thought. One day I called, and her ten-year-old son answered. “Hi,”...

Daughter-in-Law’s Husband

I’m lucky that my wife and mother are very close. I realized just how close the time I drove my mother to her doctor, which my wife usually does. When...

I Wanted to Flush

My six-year-old loved his pet fish. He watched and fed it faithfully, morning and night. But one day while he was in school, his fish died, so I flushed it...

Two Brothers

Q: How did the dead brother and his dead brother resemble each other? A: They were dead ringers.

Aim the Shot

Q: What kind of a shot was the dead man? A: He had dead aim.

The Cold Shoulder

Q: What kind of personality did the dead man have? A: He gave you the cold shoulder.

Even Report Cards

Q: How did the two dead brothers do in school? A: They were dead even.

Knew He Was Wrong

Q: Why were the people trying to get the dead man to change his mind? A: Because they knew he was dead wrong.

Broke to the Bone

Q: Why was the dead man not living well? A: Because he was dead broke.

Cold Feet

Q: Why was the dead man not courageous? A: Because he had cold feet.

A Cold Heart

Q: Why was the dead man insensitive? A: Because he had a cold heart.

Dead Divorce

Q: Why did the dead man divorce his dead wife? A: Because she was frigid.

Town Drifter

Q: Why did the town chase out the dead drifter? A: Because he was a deadbeat.

American in the Kitchen

Q: If you're an American in the kitchen, what are you when you're in the bathroom?

A: European!

Too Much Time

I ate a clock yesterday, it was very time-consuming.

Dead Lawyer

Q: How come nobody liked the dead lawyer? A: Because he was rotten to the core.

Life Magazine

Q: What is a dead man's favorite magazine? A: Life

He Gets Life

Q: Why was the dead man happy to be sentenced during his trial? A: Because they gave him life.

Too Early for Service

In the foyer of a church, a young boy was looking at a plaque with the names of men and women who had died in various wars.  He asked the...

Animal in the Car

Q: What do you call an animal you keep in your car?

A: A Carpet

Expensive Wigs

Q: Why shouldn't you visit an expensive wig shop?

A: It's too high a price 'toupee.'

Inky Pig

Q: Why did the pig have ink all over its face?

A: Because it came out of the pen.

Turn It Off and On Again

Whoever said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results has obviously never had to reboot a computer.

—William Petersen

Lost in Translation

I was on a business call when I realized I was late for a class at the gym. I must have sounded rushed, because the woman on the phone said,...


My paramedic team was called to an emergency. Before we took the patient to the hospital, I had a question for his wife. “Does your husband have any cardiac problems?”...

On the Bright Side

A musician friend is always upbeat. But when she developed ringing in one ear, I was concerned it might overwhelm even her. When I asked whether her condition was especially...


A young lawyer is working late one night when his door opens and in walks Satan himself. “I have an offer,” says Satan. “If you give me your soul and...

Send a Sign

The graveside service had just ended when there was a frightening clap of thunder, followed by a tremendous bolt of lightning accompanied by even louder thunder. The little old man...

For Profit

Why is it a penny for your thoughts but you have to put your two cents in? Somebody’s making a penny.

—Steven Wright, comedian

His Cup Runneth Over

A broke guy walks past a pub. He looks at the door longingly, but since he has no money, he walks on. Just then, he spots a lamp lying in...

Lunar FOMO

Q. What did Neil Armstrong say when no one laughed at his moon jokes? A. “I guess you had to be there.”

Out of Cash

Q. How do you know when the moon is broke? A. When it’s down to its last quarter.

Seeing Is Believing

Q. Which is closer, Florida or the moon? A. The moon. You can’t see Florida from here.

Rock On

Q. Why is a moon rock tastier than an Earth rock? A. It’s a little meteor.

Food For Thought

My neighbor texted me, "I just made synonym buns!"

I texted back, "You mean like grammar use to make?" I haven't heard from her since.

Nursing Math

A friend took her son to the doctor’s office after he sprained his finger. The nurse applied a splint, only to be told she’d put it on the wrong finger....

CPAP Couple

My husband talks in his sleep. Unfortunately, he also snores, so I sometimes give him the wifely elbow. “What?!” he demanded one night, still mostly asleep. “Turn over—you’re snoring,” I...

Working 9 to 5?

Because my wife and I are flea market dealers, we usually carry stacks of $1 bills. Not long ago, we had lunch at a restaurant and paid the check with...

Piece of the Pie

I stopped off at the super­market to buy my son-in-law his favorite pie, sour cream raisin. The box had the $15 price stamped on the top, which I thought would...

On Shore

Q: Why don’t pirates take a shower before they walk the plank?

A: They just wash up on shore.

Pirate Payment

Q: How much did the pirate pay for his peg and hook? A: An arm and a leg.

Health Dangers

A patient came to the hospital with a burned right hand. As the doctor took down his medical history, he asked the injured man, “Do you smoke?” “Yeah, a pack...

Smelly Ship

Q: Do you know what stinks about a pirate ship? A: The poop deck.

Becoming a CEO

The CEO of a large corporation was giving advice to a junior executive. “I was young, married, and out of work,” he lectured. “I took the last nickel I had...

In the Mirror

Two regulars are sitting at a bar when one of them casually points to a couple of drunks across from them. “That’s us in ten years,” he says. His friend...

Put a Ring On it?

A college girl was visiting my farm and noticed the ring in our bull’s nose. Intrigued, she asked, “Did you put that ring in his nose or was he born...

Wrong Sauce

After I paid for my items in an adorable Italian shop, the salesperson smiled and said “Grazie,” Italian for “thank you.” My Italian isn’t very good, but I knew that...

Who is It?

During a high school visit to France, I stayed with a French family. One night, I was unsure what the meat on my dinner plate was, so I pointed to...

A Motivated Boss

My boss arrived at work in a brand-new Lamborghini. “Wow,” I said. “That’s an amazing car.” He replied, “If you work hard, put all your hours in, and strive for...

South to Vermont

On a fishing trip to a remote lake in Northern Quebec, I asked the outfitter, “Do you stay here during the winter?” “No,” he said. “The snow gets too deep....

Older and Not Bothered

When the new activities director for the rec center walked in, all us retirees quickly took notice. She was 20-something, statuesque, and gorgeous. My buddy whispered, “She makes me wish...

Adjectives Galore

During a lesson about adjectives, my friend, an elementary school teacher, asked her class to describe their mothers. One boy described his mother’s hair as auburn. Impressed by his sophisticated...

Level Pause

After my kids bragged about what levels they’d attained in a video game, I decided to give it a try. Soon, it was my turn to boast that, in spite...

Disappointing Movie

My mother and I  suffered through an overlong, confusing movie at an art theater. Apparently we were not the only dissatisfied patrons. Walking back to our car afterward, we overheard...

Here’s a Q-Tip For You

On our commute to work, my husband stopped at a convenience store for coffee. As he got back into the car, I noticed something odd. “Turn your head and look...

Pirate Movies

Have you heard about the new pirate movie? It's rated AARRRRGH because of all the booty!

The Angry Pirate

How do you make a pirate furious? Take away the p.

Water to Wine

A trooper pulls over a priest and immediately smells alcohol on his breath. The next thing he notices is an empty wine bottle lying on the passenger seat. “Have you...

$10 Cure

“Visit me for three days a week at $300 a visit, and you’ll be cured,” the psychiatrist assures him. The price tag is a little rich for the patient, so...

Tooth Pulled

A woman and her husband stop at a dentist’s office. “I need a tooth pulled right away,” she says. “Don’t bother with the Novocain; we’re in a hurry.” “Which tooth...

Through a Red Light

I was in my patrol car by a blinking red light—the equivalent of a stop sign—when I watched an elderly man drive straight through without even slowing down. I quickly...

New Job Brain

The new busboy was just 16, and because it was his first job, we were all impressed with how well he had done on his first day. Which is why...

Really Big Steaks

As we drove into Traverse City, Michigan, we were greeted by a billboard advertising a restaurant in town. Its claim: “Steaks 
bigger than an 8th Street pothole.”

Noisy Neighbors

Apartment life often means little privacy. I realized that one day when my kitten was running around my bedroom, climbing onto shelves and into the dresser as I was getting...

Did you eat him?

My three-year-old grandson asked his mother whether his younger brother used to be in her stomach. “Yes,” she said. “How did he get there?” he asked. “I’ll tell you when...

Pray for Good Food

A husband and wife were dining at a 5-star restaurant. When their food arrived, the husband said: “Our food has arrived! Let’s eat!” His wife reminded him: “Honey, you always...

Prescription for Bad

Conversation between a pharmacist and a female customer: Woman: “I need to buy some arsenic.” Pharmacist:” Why do you need arsenic?” Woman: “I need arsenic because I want to kill...

Music for Elves

Q: What kind of Christmas music do elves like? A: “Wrap” music

The Perfect Fit

Q: How long does it take to know if a pair of underwear fits you well? A: Just a brief moment!

The Cold Shoulder

Q: What did the cannibal's wife do when her husband came home an hour late for dinner? A: She gave him the cold shoulder.

State Convos

"What did Mississippi let Delaware?" "I don't know, but Alaska!