Something Silly To Make You Smile
“Humor relies on the unexpected” and it “tickles the brain.” But I think good jokes have at their center a core of truth.
(Joe Moran as quoted in the NPR story “What Makes Something Funny?“)
I love music humor.
Perhaps playing the piccolo scrambled my brain enough to make jokes about musicians irresistibly funny to me. If you played in a marching band, this one will tickle your funny bone:
How many trumpet players does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
Six. One to actually do the work and five to say how much better he could have done it.
I’m working on a long post to share with you in the near future, but in the meantime, here’s something silly that a Facebook friend shared:
I’d like to add some adjectives of my own to the purple part of this Venn Diagram:
- accepting failure (and success) gracefully
- being comfortable when alone with yourself
- knowing how to get two piccolo players to play in tune (you have to shoot one…)
What would you add?