Smorgasbord Laughter Lines from the archives with D.G. Kaye and Sally Cronin

A little resurrected humour from New Year’s 2019 – Debby Gies has done an amazing job this last couple of years in finding amazing funnies and looking forward to what she will come up with in 2020…D.G. Kaye Writer Blog is where you will find an archive full of wonderful posts across several subjects including writing tips, social issues and book reviews.

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Now something from Sally’s archives…..


From the Washington Post Style Invitation, in which it was postulated that English should have male and female nouns. Readers were asked to assign a gender to a noun of their choice and explain their reason.

The best submissions:

SWISS ARMY KNIFE: male, because even though it appears useful for a wide variety of work, it spends most of its time just opening bottles.

KIDNEYS: female, because they always go to the restroom in pairs.

TIRE: male, because it goes bald and often is over-inflated.

HOT-AIR BALLOON: male, because to get it to go anywhere you have to light a fire under it… and, of course, there’s the hot-air part.

SPONGES: female, because they are soft and squeezable and retain water.

WEB PAGE: female, because it is always getting hit on.

SHOE: male, because it is usually unpolished, with its tongue hanging out.

COPIER: female, because once turned off, it takes a while to warm up. Because it is an effective reproductive device when the right buttons are pushed, and it can wreak havoc when the wrong buttons are pushed.

ZIPLOC BAGS: male, because they hold everything in, but you can always see right through them.

SUBWAY: male, because it uses the same old lines to pick people up.

HOURGLASS: female, because over time, the weight shifts to the bottom.

HAMMER: male, because it hasn’t evolved much over the last 5,000 years, but it’s handy to have around.

REMOTE CONTROL: female…Ha! You thought I’d say male. But consider: it gives man pleasure, he’d be lost without it, and while he doesn’t always know the right buttons to push, he keeps trying.

Thank you for joining us today and Happy New Year… look forward to making you smile for 2020… thanks Sally and Debby.

54 thoughts on “Smorgasbord Laughter Lines from the archives with D.G. Kaye and Sally Cronin

  1. I was hoping there would be one more Laughter Line before the end of the year, and this did not disappoint. Loved the texting for seniors as well as the swiss army knife, the hammer, and the remote control! 🙂

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  2. Many thanks for the end of the year laughs, ladies. What a way to go out! Happy New Year to both of you. Hugs


  3. Lol Sal, way to send of the year with laughter. My cohort in laughter. Gotta say, loved the female noun for that remote control LOL. Happy New Year Sal!!! ❤ ❤


  4. Thanks for all of the videos and jokes all year, Debby. I’m convinced that we are healthier (physically and mentally) when we laugh every day.

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