A man asked Juha: “What do you think is better, to walk behind a coffin, or in front of a coffin during a funeral?”
Juha replied: “Be wherever you want, except inside that coffin.”
Background information: This is a popular joke heard throughout the Middle East, starring a recurring character, Juha.
Context: The informant told me this joke in a conversation about folklore.
Thoughts: This is quite humorous, a bit of dark humor. It deals with funerals, but makes a joke out of it, saying the worst place to be at during these events is inside a coffin (because that obviously means you’re dead!).