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The Joke A Dog with No Nose

Informant: It’s a very short joke. Interviewer: That’s perfectly fine. Just tell it how you know it. Informant: Okay. A dog with no nose, how does he smell? — Terrible! Interviewer: You don’t wait for someone to ask how? Informant: Not usually. Usually everyone knows the punchline so we all say it together. Informant: Who’s… Continue Reading »

No Eye Deer

“What do you call a deer with no eyes? No eye-deer [spoken like “idea” with a drawling a that ends in an r].”   The informant learned this and other jokes (most of them he claimed to be especially bad, and possibly prized for their cringe-worthiness), during band camp when he was an undergraduate, (he… Continue Reading »

Korean Wordplay

Me – It’s weird (or “Teeth will rot”). X – Then go to a dentist. My informant claims he had created this joke himself.  Nonetheless when he used it on others, they were not surprised saying they have heard the joke before.  Perhaps he did originally think of the joke but others also thought of… Continue Reading »