Today, NPR gives us the history of the knock-knock joke, which started out with a slightly different format and in the 1920’s were called “nifties.” In the 1930’s, “businesses staged knock-knock contests…Swing orchestras wove knock-knock schtick into songs.” Apparently Pennsylvanians LOVED the knock-knock joke. 176 more words
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Yesterday, a rabbi and I were discussing different forms of a pronoun, as I had questions about it. He told me that, with the Babylonian exhile, more and more Aramaic was introduced into the bible so that is why there are differnt forms – one Hebrew and one Aramaic. 508 more words
I am literally still laughing at what I think is the funniest joke ever… 112 more words