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Boy Named Butt Itches (Children’s Joke)

[The subject is CB. Her words are bolded, mine are not.] Context: CB is one of my friends, and a sophomore student in college. Both of her parents are lawyers in the military, so she was born in Charlottesville, Virginia, but has also lived in Germany, Kansas, and Oregon. The following is a joke that… Continue Reading »

I have to go to the bathroom.

“Knock, knock” “Who’s there?” “Banana” “Banana who?” “I have to go to the bathroom” This knock knock joke was collected in a second grade classroom in South Los Angeles. The active carrier of this joke was a student in that classroom who heard it from her neighbor while playing one day. After finishing the joke,… Continue Reading »

Planetary Fun

“Your mom is so fat, she plays pool with the planets.” The informant heard this joke during recess. Boys his age were trading jokes on the playground. Their juvenile jokes were not meant to be taken seriously as personal insults to each other’s mothers; rather, they were meant as non-unique, verbal teasing following the popular… Continue Reading »