By Cassandra C. Poculan
WHETHER it’s a pun, a classic one that has stuck through generations, one that is relevant to present times, or one that is off-color yet sends you into a fit of laughter, we all need a good joke every now and then. It could be the punch line or the delivery that makes it a hit among one’s audience, but let’s face it, different people have different preferences—even on what they do and don’t find funny. Here are some readers and their go-to jokes.
Gino Cabrera, 29
A little girl climbed up onto her grandfather’s lap and asked, “Did God make me?” “Yes,” the grandpa replied. “Did he make you, too?” asked the girl. “Yes,” said the grandpa. “Well,” the girl said looking at his wrinkles and thinning hair, “he sure is doing a better job nowadays.”
Lyka Bancale, 26
Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center
A mother complained to her consultant about her daughter’s strange eating habits.
“All day long she lies in bed and eats yeast and car wax. What will happen to her?”
“Eventually,” said the consultant, “she will rise and shine.”
Renee Bacon, 26
University of Cebu Medical Center
My dad shared this joke years ago and I still find it funny. A terminally ill patient asked his doctor, “Doc, how many months do I have left to live?” The doctor answered, “Five.” The patient said, “What? Five months, Doc?” The doctor replied, “Four… three.. two… one..”
Lyka Galeos, 19
Graduating Student (BS Entrepreneurship)
University of San Carlos
“Broken pencil who?”
“Never mind, it’s pointless.”
Kristina Ygoña, 24
So a man walks into a zoo. The only animal in the entire zoo is a dog. It’s a shih tzu.