Why is the Internet Good for Jewish Jokes?
If you tell a Frenchman a joke he laughs three times, once when you tell
it, the second time when you explain in and the third time when he
If you tell an Englishman a joke he laughs twice; once when you tell it,
out of politeness and the second time when you explain it, also out of
politeness but he never really understands it.
If you tell a German a joke he laughs only once, when you tell it. His
sense of pride won't allow you explain it and therefore he will never
But if you tell a Jew a joke, you get to the third line and he interrupts
you and says 'my father used to tell it much better', and he goes ahead
and tells it, same joke, with a slightly different punchline.
So on the internet all you have to do is reply to posts on
rec.humor.jewish with your father's version of the jokes and that's how
you make a newsgroup.