"JOKE OF THE MONTH"
The rules are simple to win: No "xxx" jokes, sorry. Kit Menkin cannot win (relatives, friends and employees can enter and win). Please note, if in the decision of the judges there is no "best" joke, a previous month may be included, and like in horseshoes, there are no ties. Winners of previous months can also win a second or third time - There is no limit.
Please send me your favorite joke. The first one to send it, not only gets the credit, but a good bottle of wine or a box of chocolate (the winners choice).
Winner for January
Dash Menkin of Elko, Nevada
Yes, he is my number one son, a native Californian, born in San Francisco.
He does not want to take credit for submitting it, as he originally received it from Miss Suzanne Duncan, a friend of his from Alberta, Canada. She is an Elementary school teacher as well as a writer for the local paper "The Lethbridge Times" in Medicine Hat.
Most of the jokes do not originate with the sender. Some people attribute where they received the joke, but that is not a common practice. In our contest, we give credit to the person who sends the joke to us. Whether it came from a book, a web site, or from a friend is the choice of the sender. I can tell you that most jokes circulate for years, perhaps some even for generations.
We will honor my son's request with the award of the See's Millennium Tin chocolate to Suzanne Duncan. However, since he sent in the joke, he becomes our official Winner for the Month of February.
Joke of the Month
The Blonde and the Attorney
A blonde and a lawyer are seated next to each other on a flight from Los Angeles to New York. The lawyer asks if she would like to play a fun game.
The blonde, who's tired and just wants to take a nap, politely declines and rolls over to the window. But the lawyer persists and says the game is easy and fun. He explains, "I ask you a question, and if you don't know the answer, you pay me $5, and vice versa." Again, she declines and tries to get some sleep. The lawyer, now agitated, says, "Okay, if you don't know the answer you pay me $5, and if I don't know the answer, I will pay you $500."
This catches the blonde's attention and, figuring there will be no end to this torment unless she plays, agrees to the game. The lawyer asks the first question: "What's the distance from the earth to the moon?" The blonde doesn't say a word, reaches into her purse, pulls out a $5 bill and hands it to the lawyer.
"Your turn," says the lawyer. She asks, "What goes up a hill with three legs and comes down with four legs?" The lawyer, puzzled, takes out his laptop computer and searches all his references, no answer. He taps into the air phone with his modem and searches the Net and the Library of Congress. No answer. Frustrated, he sends e-mail to all his friends and coworkers -- to no avail. After an hour, he wakes the blonde and hands her $500.
The blonde says, "Thank you," and turns back to get some more sleep. The lawyer, who is more than a little miffed, wakes the blonde and asks, "Well, what's the answer?"
Without a word, the blonde reaches into her purse, hands the lawyer $5, and goes back to sleep.
And you thought blondes were dumb.
Past Jokes of the Month
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