My attempts at humour sometimes fall flat. It’s rare. But it does happen.
Like yesterday, when I tried a new riff on an old classic gag and (bad move 🙂 ) decided to use Shana as my comedy guinea pig.
‘How does Bob Marley like his sandwiches?’ I asked.
‘Don’t know,’ said Shana, knowing only too well the expected punchline, but playing along anyway.
‘With ham in,’ I said.
Silence of the stony variety.
Followed by Shana’s helpful suggestion: ‘Try jam.’
And so I resumed:
‘How does Bob Marley like his jam sandwiches?’
(Quizzical look from Shana.)
‘With ham in!’ 🙂
On second thoughts, perhaps I’m not ready for the comedy circuit just yet.
The mains electrical circuit though, maybe