When you become fluent with language, it means you can write an entry in your journal or tell a joke to someone or write a letter to a friend. And it’s similar with new technologies.
The Pakistan Cricket Board is a long-standing joke, its chairmen replaced with every change of government.
Taking the time to polish a pun or fine-tune a practical joke is a way of saying, ‘I’m thinking about you and I want to please you.’
Gentle dullness ever loves a joke.
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
As I grow older, I become more and more of a Marxist – Groucho, that is. When you have lived two-thirds of your life, you know the value of a good joke.
The joke of our time is the suicide of intention.
A rich man’s joke is always funny.
Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke. That’s their natural and first weapon. She will need her sisterhood.
I joke that being a university president is akin to being a pinata. But there are also notions of redemption.