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1. My teacher pointed
at me with a stick and
told the class, “At the
end of this stick is a
really dumb person.
I was sent out of the
class when I asked,
Suggest a Punchline

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1 A Punchline

“Which end of the ruler, Teacher?”

Reflection
What should the
Teacher do?

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2 A man was
complaining to a friend:
"I HAD IT ALL - MONEY,
A HUGH MANSION, A
FERRARI, THE LOVE
OF A BEAUTIFUL
WOMAN… THEN ALAS!
IT WAS ALL GONE."
"WHAT HAPPENED?"
asked his friend.
The man said,

Suggest a Punchline
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2 A Punchline

“My wife found out!”

Reflection
The sexual misconduct of
Adultery is unwholesome and
will bring suffering to the
adulterer and the spouse.

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3 The male doctor asked
the female patient to lie
down. “I need to examine
you,” the doctor said. The
patient told the doctor
to call the nurse in.
“Why,” the doctor said.
“You don’t trust me?”
The patient replied,
“I do, doc but …

Suggest a Punchline
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3 A Punchline

“I do but my husband
outside doesn’t”

Reflection
Beware! Unwholesome
temptations can easily cross the
mind of one lacking
in strong morality.

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I ain’t had
4 A teacher in a class of no fun in
months
9-year old kids wrote on
the blackboard:
“I ain’t had no fun
in months.”
Then she asked the
class, “How should I
correct this sentence?”
Little Bobby raised his
hand and shouted out,

Suggest a Punchline
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4 A Punchline

“Get yourself a new boyfriend,


Teacher!”

Reflection
Young children have to be
taught good manners
and morality.

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5 During a soccer match,
little Bobby was sitting in
the front row. His friend
Mary asked, “How did
you get your ticket?”
Bobby replied, “ From
my elder brother Dennis.”
“And where is your
brother Dennis,”
Mary asked.
Little Bobby replied,

Suggest a Punchline
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5 A Punch line

“At home looking for his ticket!”

Reflection
Good upbringing of children is
very important. Proper moral
values have to be inculcated.

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6 A Jewish man from Israel met
with a Chinese man at a
restaurant in China. They struck
up a conversation.
Jewish Man : You Chinese are
a really wise set of people.
Chinese Man : Yes. Our Chinese
culture is over 4000 years old.
But you Jews are a wise people
too.
Jewish Man : Oh yes, our
culture is over 5000 years old.
Chinese Man :

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6 A Punchline

“That’s impossible. What did you


people eat for a thousand years?”

Reflection
People have a tendency to boast
about their race, country and their
capabilities. Beware! Boastful people
are not well- liked and
they will have more suffering.

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7 One day a suicidal Turk
went to a railway track and lay
himself across the line. He
was waiting for the train to
run over him. A passer-by
noticed this and asked, “What
are you doing?” The Turk
replied, “I am going
to kill myself.”
The passer-by asked, “Why
are you holding a loaf of
bread in your hand?”
The Turk said, ….

Suggest a Punchline
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7 A Punchline

“You want me
to starve to death
if the train does not come?”

Reflection
A person with problems of the mind
like depression can become
confused, desperate and suicidal.
Such a person needs help
from the professionals.

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8 Virote, an 80-year old man went to
the Bangkok Hospital for his medical
check-up. An English doctor
examined Virote. Virote was then
given some sound advice
by the doctor.
A few days later, the doctor saw
Virote with a sexy young lady
beside him. The doctor hurried over
to Virote and said, “Why are you
not following my advice?”
Virote replied, “I’m doing just what
you said, Doctor: “Get a hot mamma
and be cheerful!”
The shocked doctor exclaimed, …

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8 A Punchline

“I told you: You got a heart


murmur. Be careful!”

Reflection
When a person misunderstands
instructions and advice given to him, he
might do things that can be harmful to his
health or well- being.

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9 First Thai Man : Yesterday, I
had a car crash. I don’t understand
why.
Second Thai Man : What do you
mean …’you don’t understand’? SAFETY
First Thai Man : You see, my
car has many Buddha images at the
front dash board.
Second Thai Man : How fast
were you driving?
First Thai Man : 150 Km/Hr
Second Man : Oh you have
to understand this. ……….

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9 A Punchline

When your speed exceeds


120, all Buddhas jump
out of the car!

Reflection
Superstitious or deluded people have
wrong views of safety and protection.
Proper moral conduct and wise action
are important for safety.

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10 A Swedish man was in a
nightclub in New York dancing
with a sexy woman. He just had
a sprinkling knowledge of the
English language. As they
hugged each other and danced,
he whispered into the ear of the
woman, “I love you.” The
woman smiled and whispered
back, “I love you too!”
The Swede, not knowing what
to say next, kept silent for a
while. Then he whispered in a
sexy voice,
Suggest a Punchline
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10 A Punchline

“I Love You Three”

Reflection
In a conversation with others, if a person
lacks knowledge or is ignorant of a certain
thing, it’s better for him to stay silent. He
can make a fool of himself
by uttering stupid words.
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The End

May we look at Life’s humorous side


and let it be a good Wisdom guide.
With Metta, Bro. Oh Teik Bin
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