Funny / Weird Archives
April 11, 2006
Received via email, a remake of the joke I posted to the day 3 years ago: the easter chocolate bunnies :-)
April 01, 2005
Classic April Fools' joke: The Spaghetti tree
Check out BBC's 1957 April Fools' joke: a spoof documentary broadcast about spaghetti crops in Switzerland.
January 05, 2005
Women and horoscopes
An incredibly harsh and sexist but funny attack on believers in astrology from the Guardian [...]
November 18, 2004
Is dihydrogen monoxide a bad thing?
No. Dihydrogen Monoxide (H2
O) is plain old water. The dihydrogen monoxide-scare you might have heard is a prank. More information: [...]
September 08, 2004
A blonde goes into work one morning crying her eyes out. Her boss, concerned about his employee's well being, asks sympathetically, 'What's the matter?' [...]
August 26, 2004
Men & Women
Funny story: ''I never quite figured out why the sexual urge of men and women differ so much. And I never have figured out the whole Venus and Mars thing. ''
August 17, 2004
Rotterdam = Amsterdam?
Here is a funny ad for Basiq Air spotted in Norwegian newspaper dagbladet.no: they're adversiting flights to Rotterdam Airport as flights to Amsterdam! [...]
A large corporation recently hired several cannibals. [...]
August 03, 2004
As I'm writing, North London is taking a serious beating by rain and thunderstorms. Here's some more cheerful (and sometimes cheesy) reading (Thunderstorm jokes)
July 31, 2004
Thomas Scott in the news
Thomas Scott, creator of the mock preparing for emergencies site mentioned earlier this week, was featured in the Guardian on Friday. Instant fame. Well deserved.
June 03, 2004
Business Plan Template
''[...] a hundred years ago, a little old lady in Kentucky put a hundred dollars into a dry goods company that went belly-up and returned her only ninety-nine dollars. Ever since, the government has been on our asses. If you ignore this warning, read on at your peril [...]''
May 24, 2004
The American Presidential Campaign
The 'real' seals/logos of the dominant parties in the US Presidential Election ;-)
May 21, 2004
Why you should never put your photo on the Internet
A nasty little Friday Funny (safe for work)
May 20, 2004
Latest photo from Iraq
A fun photo of an English / Irish soldier making a joke with the local boys.
May 17, 2004
The Tire Swing Cartoon
A new version of the great tire swing cartoon on systems development...
May 10, 2004
Dictionary Corner- Global Office Gabble
Assmosis, Blamestorming, Seagull managers, salmon days and more - this year's must-have additions to your business dictionary ;-)
March 10, 2004
Organization Structures around the world
Illustrated: Traditional Organization Structures + China, France, Turkey, the Vatican, USA, Latin America, Arab countries, Women's organisations, Poland and Russia...
January 29, 2004
''Joe and John were identical twins. Joe owned an old dilapidated boat and kept pretty much to himself. One day he rented out his boat to a group of out-of-staters who sank it. [...]''
January 06, 2004
Weapons of Math Instruction
[...] At New York's Kennedy airport today, an individual later discovered to be a public school teacher was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a setsquare, a slide rule, and a calculator. [...]
December 11, 2003
Thank God For Italian Men
On a recent transatlantic flight, a plane passes through a severe storm..
A heart-warming Christmas story
Not long ago and far away, Santa was getting ready for his annual trip, but there were problems everywhere. Four of his elves got sick and the trainee elves did not produce the toys as fast as the sick elves. Santa was beginning to feel the pressure of being behind schedule.[...]
December 09, 2003
Klingon rules for systems development
Top 10 things likely to be overheard from a Klingon Programmer
November 06, 2003
What's that site where you can ask the Jews?
Colleague: Hey Anders, what's that site where you can ask the Jews questions?
Colleague: AskTheJews or something
October 23, 2003
Blonde joke: Postman Pat's last day
''It was Postman Pat's last day on the job after 35 years of carrying the mail through all kinds of weather to the same neighborhood. [...]''
October 22, 2003
Rugby joke: Warm-ups
Following complaints made to the IRB about the All Blacks being allowed to motivate themselves by performing the 'Haka' before their games, other nations were asked to suggest pre-match rituals of their own. The IRB Rugby World Cup 2003 Organising Committee has now agreed to the following pre-match displays:
August 07, 2003
Joke: The Indulgent Husband
Several men are in the locker room of a golf club. A cell phone on a bench rings and a man engages the hands free speaker-function and begins to talk. Everyone else in the room stops to listen. [...]
August 05, 2003
I saw Jesus, and he appears to live in Texas! (plus some additional evidence that Jesus was a Jew, a Californian, a woman and more...)
July 16, 2003
Political Joke: Politicians' entrance to Heaven
Donald Rumsfeld died and went to heaven. As he stood in front of St. Peter at the Pearly Gates, he saw a huge wall of clocks behind him. He asked, 'What are all those clocks?' [...]
July 14, 2003
Golf joke: Deserted island
A man is stranded on a desert island, all alone for ten years. One day, he sees a speck in the horizon. He thinks to himself, ''It's not a ship.'' The speck gets a little closer and he thinks, ''It's not a boat.'' The speck gets even closer and he thinks, ''It's not a raft.'' Then, out of the surf comes this gorgeous blonde woman, wearing a wet suit and scuba gear. She comes up to the guy and says, [...]
July 10, 2003
Dakota Indian tribal wisdom on project management
The tribal wisdoms of the Dakota Indians says that 'when you discover that you are riding a dead horse, the best strategy is to dismount'. However, in many companies a range of far more advanced strategies are often employed, such as [...]
June 24, 2003
Golf joke: The Doctor, the Priest and the Engineer
Got this in an email today:A priest, a doctor, and an engineer were waiting one morning at the third tee (par 3, 185 yards, slight dog leg to left, water...
June 17, 2003
So NTNU was good for something...
Cool your beer using cutting edge PC cooling tech. Yeah. You know you want it...
June 04, 2003
New English words
Words I've learned / heard / seen used the last weeks: nebulous, itinerant, colleen
May 09, 2003
Friday Funny: Hong Kong MSN Smilies
MSN Messenger Smilies donning SARS prevention gear ;-)
May 02, 2003
Friday Funny: Irish Virus
Funny image on a friday afternoon... Have a nice weekend!
April 09, 2003
Jeff Nichols puts consultants back on track: ''If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it. Or you've just gotten lazy and rely on the jargon.''
April 01, 2003
Terrorists may be in your office!
Quite a funny piece of English humour received by email today :-)
March 28, 2003
Time travelling stock traders?
Repeat after me: criticize online sources, criticize online sources, criticize online sources...
December 17, 2002
Santa's Performance Review
Another funny image from my mailbox - this time Santa gets his performance review ;-)
December 13, 2002
Opting out of Santa's List
... a quite funny image from my inbox :-)
October 22, 2002
What happens when you dump dry ice into an airplane toilet?
Interesting and hilariously written answer to a question you wish you never asked: What happens when you dump two pounds of dry ice into an airplane chemical toilet?
September 05, 2002
A Dutchman went to Norway...
A Dutch colleague of mine has returned from a family vacation in Norway and sent me this tragic yet humourous email about his experiences (and the changes he's noticed since he was there last time).