From The Trenches

I know that this is an old joke about life in the trenches, it’s one that I myself heard when I was a young lad some 50 years ago, but as this year marks the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War, I think it’s an appropriate […]

The Bathroom Cabinet

Ever since she was a little girl my wife’s daughter had this habit of looking in the bathroom cabinet any time she went to visit family or friends. When she was really young she would usually either blurt out afterwards “their toilet is clean it’s ok to go in there […]

The Broken Elevator

Three colleagues were attending a convention and returned to their hotel to find that the elevator was broken and that they would have to use the stairs to get to their rooms. The problem was that not only were they tired after a long day at the convention, the hotel […]

Japanese Food

An American businessman goes on a business trip to Japan, but coming from the Midwest he isn’t too keen to try the local Japanese food, especially as he has heard a lot about the weird things that they eat, like raw fish, insects and rats etc. So having checked into […]

Overheard At A Nudist Colony

I was sitting on the terrace at a nudist colony the other week when I overheard the following discussion between two professors, a history professor and a psychology professor. The history professor asked his colleague: “Have you read Marx? The psychology professor replied: “Yes. I think it’s from the wicker […]

Footballer’s Wives

Harold had just finished eating his breakfast and as usual was sitting at the kitchen table reading the daily paper. He came across an article about an actress who was about to marry a football player,  known primarily for his lack of IQ and common knowledge, as well as for […]

Special Needs

On Sunday morning in chapel the preacher asked the congregation “If there is anyone with ‘special needs’ who wants to be prayed over, please come forward to the front by the altar.” A number of people stood up and formed a line, including Jim Bob, who stood with the others […]

The Wedding Dress

Fiona and Eric were due to be married in a few months, and the time had come for Fiona to look for a wedding dress. As with every young bride, she wanted to look stunning on her wedding day, and after much searching through all the bridal shops in the […]

Annoying Habit

Margaret’s husband had an annoying habit of searching through the refrigerator for a snack, usually while she was preparing their evening meal. This used to really agravate her, especially as she had often slaved over a hot stove for hours to prepare him a lovely meal, and she knew that […]

Why Did You Die

When Brian was at the cemetery to put some flowers on his Grandmother’s grave, he noticed a man who appeared to be very distraught. The man was in front of a gravestone several yards away, and he was on his knees, hands tightly clasped in front of him, rocking back […]

Medical Rounds

While making his medical rounds in a hospital in Dublin, a doctor points out an X-ray to a group of medical students. “As you can see,” the Doctor says, “this patient limps because his left fibula and tibia are radically arched”. The Doctor says to one of the students, “Murphy, […]

Novice Nuns

Four novice nuns were about to take their vows in the convent. All dressed in their white gowns, they came into the chapel with the Mother Superior, and were about to undergo the ceremony to marry them to Jesus, to make them “Brides of Christ.” Just minutes before the ceremony […]

The Mirror

Having lived in the remote countryside of Ireland all his life, Murphy decided that the time had come to visit the fair city of Dublin. While there he marvelled at the towering buildings, the crowds of people, and the fancy goods that were to be found in the many shops […]

Cute Little Vase

Arthur goes to his new girlfriend’s house for the first time and she shows him into the living room. She excuses herself to go to the kitchen to make them some drinks, and as he’s standing there alone, looking around the room (as you do), he notices a cute little […]

First Football Game

Daryl had some friends over from Europe, and as a treat he got tickets so that they could go to their  first football game. He had managed to get really good seats, close to the 50 yard line and right above the home team’s dugout. At the end of the […]