Archive for the ‘Humor’ Category

June 21st, 2023 - 4:43 pm § in Humor, Law and Courts, Misc.

Bosses are jerks dep’t

Miles Walker owns a car repair shop in Peachtree, Georgia. An employee, Andreas Flaten, quit after an argument. Walker refused to pay Flaten his final wages of $915, so Flaten complained to the U.S. Labor Department, which contacted Walker, who then dumped 91,500 oil pennies in Flaten’s drivew[...]

June 16th, 2023 - 1:13 pm § in Christianity, Humor, Misc., Politics, Republicans

Hanging out with Jesus

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis “says he would have loved to hang out with Jesus and his disciples.” (Read story here.) Uh-huh. All I’ll say is be careful about what you wish for. Below: Hanging out with Jesus (left and right of Jesus). Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

June 13th, 2023 - 12:05 am § in Economics, Humor, Misc.

Boomers vs. Millennials

“Old age and treachery will overcome youth and skill every time.” Supposedly that’s an ancient Greek proverb. I don’t know if it is, but if it’s been around that long, there might be something to it. Anyway, there’s a common perception that old people are taking a[...]

June 10th, 2023 - 9:21 pm § in Donald Trump, Humor, Misc.

Funny money

Wouldn’t it be funny if D. B. Cooper bailed out with a satchel full of this stuff? Here’s an idea: Next time one of your loved ones is kidnapped, pay the ransom with a suitcase full of these bills. Another thought: George Santos can use this “money” to pay his debts and post [...]

June 6th, 2023 - 2:56 am § in Humor, Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: Rubber ducks

Yes, they’re art, created by a sculptor. The scene is Hong Kong harbor. Read story here. Update: Hot weather deflated a duck, see story here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 30th, 2023 - 4:21 am § in Humor, Misc.

Step on the scale, ma’am

By government edict, Air New Zealand is weighing passengers before they board airplanes. The country’s civil aviation agency is collecting data on average passenger weights (see story here). It will be used to figure out “weight load and distribution for planes.” “We weigh everyt[...]

May 23rd, 2023 - 7:41 pm § in Humor, Politics, Republicans

Why Republicans insist on work requirements

“Kevin McCarthy Says Lifting Debt Ceiling Must Also Lift Lazy Guy Off Couch,” a Huffington Post headline says here. Return to The-Ave.US Home Page[...]

May 19th, 2023 - 9:30 pm § in Humor

Ladies, this is why there’s a shortage of men (video)

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May 6th, 2023 - 1:18 pm § in Humor, Law and Courts, Politics, Republicans

Ginni Thomas satire

From the New Yorker (here): NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—Capping several quarters of robust profit growth, Ginni Thomas has announced that she will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Investors are expected to snap up shares in Thomas, who is believed to be the first spouse of a Supreme Co[...]

May 1st, 2023 - 3:59 am § in Humor

Is it “art” if someone eats it?

It was a banana duct-taped to a wall (see photo at left). And it’s no more. “The student told the museum he ate it because he was hungry,” CNN reported (in a story here). If I duct-tape a banana to a wall, it’s a banana (and potentially food). If Italian artist Maurizio Catte[...]