These jokes are from one of my favorite bedside books – “After Dinner Speeches.”
“Doctor, how long will my arm be in this cast?”
“At least six weeks.”
“When you remove it, will I be able to play the violin?”
“That’s great! I could never play it before.”
When I broke my leg and hip last spring, I asked my surgeon almost the same question, “Will I still be active and be able to run?” This was after I read this joke because I’ve never been a runner in the past.
The high school glee club was singing a collection of Italian folk songs. A woman in the audience became tearful, and soon she was sobbing quietly.
The man sitting next to her asked, “Are you Italian?”
“No,” she said. “I’m the music teacher.”
I’ve always wanted to write a cartoon book because whenever I see a historical figure, I like to imagine them as if they were talking about Square Foot Gardening. Here is this week’s image:
Oh my darling – do you really think it’s too early to plant our tomatoes? Mel said (pg. 336) it’s permissible after the last frost!