The Secret History Of Knock-Knock Jokes
The complicated story behind the simple repetitive wordplay jest.
The Secret History Of Knock-Knock Jokes
The complicated story behind the simple repetitive wordplay jest.
Blonde stereotype
Blonde stereotypes are stereotype of blond haired people, especially women, and its sub-types of blonde bombshell and dumb blonde. Blondes are differently stereotyped from brunettes as more desirable ...
Count Bobby
Count Bobby (German: Graf Bobby) is a fictional Viennese comic figure that has been very popular for many years. The inventors of Count Bobby are unknown. Originally a popular figure in jokes, in ...
¡Camarero, camarero!
"¡Camarero, camarero!" Spanish for "Waiter! Waiter!" is the opening line of a very popular joke in Spanish-speaking countries, similar to a knock-knock joke.The joke goes as the following;
Dick joke
In comedy, a dick joke, penis joke, balls joke, cock joke or (in British slang) a knob joke is a joke that makes either an indirect or a direct reference to a human penis (known in slang parlance as a...
Island joke
Island jokes are jokes about a person or group of people stranded on a desert island. This setting is typically used to play on stereotypes of the people present. This may refer to their profession,...
You have two cows
"You have two cows" refers to a class of political satire involving variations of a scenario, where what occurs to the eponymous cows is used to demonstrate how certain political systems function.
Knock-knock joke
The knock-knock joke is a type of joke, in the format of "call and response", where the response contains a pun.The standard format has five lines:
A variation of the format in the form of a child...
Bellman joke
The Bellman joke is a type of simple joke popular among Swedish schoolchildren, always including a person named Bellman as the main character. The jokes first became popular in the 19th century, and w...
Milkman joke
In English-speaking culture, a milkman joke is a class of joke exploiting fear of adultery and mistaken paternity. This class of jokes has its roots in the early part of the 20th century, prior to th...
Wind-up doll joke
Wind-up doll jokes (or simply doll jokes) is a series of jokes in which an imagined wind-up doll of a well known person (a show business or sports celebrity or a politician) acts in a way supposedly p...
Lawyer joke
Lawyer jokes, which predate Shakespeare's era, are commonly told by those outside the profession as an expression of contempt, scorn and derision. They serve as a form of social commentary or satire r...
Joke cycle
A joke is something spoken, written, or done with humorous intention. Jokes may have many different forms, e.g., a single word or a gesture (considered in a particular context), a question-answer, or ...
Redneck joke
A redneck joke is a joke about rednecks — working-class, rural or southern white Americans. For example, Jeff Foxworthy is a comedian that specializes in telling redneck jokes. For example:
Mother-in-law joke
Humour and jokes about one's mother-in-law (the mother of one's spouse) are a mainstay of comedy. The humour is based on the premise that the average mother-in-law often considers her son-in-law to be...
Radio Yerevan jokes
The Radio Yerevan jokes, also known as the Armenian Radio jokes have been popular in the Soviet Union and other countries of the former Communist Eastern bloc since the second half of the 20th century...
An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman
"An Englishman, an Irishman and a Scotsman" is the opening line of a category of joke popular in Ireland and the United Kingdom. The nationalities involved may vary, though they are usually restricted...
Molbo story
A Molbo story is a Danish folktale about the people of Mols, who live in eastern Jutland near the town of Ebeltoft. In these tales the Molboes are portrayed as a simple folk, who act foolishly while a...
Bar joke
A bar joke is a very common and basic type of joke. The basic syntax of this type of joke is "A man walks into a bar and <something happens here>". The initial perception of the joke is that a m...
Lightbulb joke
A lightbulb joke is a joke that asks how many people of a certain group are needed to change, replace, or screw in a light bulb. Generally, the punch line answer highlights a stereotype of the target ...
Three wishes joke
The three wishes joke is a form of joke in which the protagonist is given three wishes by a supernatural being, and fails to make the best use of them. Common scenarios include releasing a genie from ...