Fun Fact: Eskimos Used Rap Battles For Court

I was reading a humor article recently when I came across this interesting reference from Personality and Sense of Humor by Avner Ziv: Justice is carried out in accordance with an ancient custom that tests humorous ability. That piqued my curiosity so I did a little more research and found this excerpt from Man’s Rise… Read more

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How to Make Your Commute More Interesting

You couldn’t draw-up a better way to pass the time on the train…… Read more

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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road Explained

This redditor explains the humor of the joke “Why did the chicken cross the road?” It seems to me that this joke is poorly understood. It’s not an anti-joke. It’s just a riddle. It was told at least half a century before the invention of the automobile, so crossing a road wouldn’t haven’t been considered… Read more

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27 Collective Nouns for People

A variety of collective nouns for people: professions, classes and types. A banner of knights. A bench of Bishops. A disworship of Scots. A draught of butlers. A drunkenship of cobblers. A field of runners. A hastiness of cooks. A neverthriving of jugglers. A nucleus of physicists. A pantheon of gods. A peloton of cyclists… Read more

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New Endings for Old Proverbs

A first grade school teacher had twenty-six students in her class. She presented each child in her classroom the first half of a well-nown proverb and asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. Don’t change horses … until they stop running. Strike while the … bug is close. It’s always darkest… Read more

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