am 19.9.2002 19:43 Uhr schrieb Ken Armstrong unter [log in to unmask]: > The subject becomes more complicated (not necessarily less offensive) when > you have a member of the group telling a joke about that same group, which, > not to comment on the wisdom of repeating it, was, I think, the situation > Gunnar re-presented. > > Ken Armstrong Thanks, Ken, I knew that some of the more sensitive listmembers would take offence from my innocent liking of ethnic and other sophomoric jokes (don't let it get to you, dear Jacek, I realize that it's embarrassing habit for an old git, but I'm not really the asshole you presumed!). Oh well -- I remember being introduced to this peculiar bit of Americana previously virtually unknown to me, like the one of the bridegroom at a Polish wedding, he's the one with the clean bowling shirt... So, to put an appropriate end to this inane debate, here's a Swiss knock-knock joke: Knock-knock! Who's there? Old lady! Old lady who? I didn't know you could yodel! Cheers, Gunnar On his way to Paris. Haven't been there for some time. Believe me -- there's LOADS of funny ethnic jokes on the frogs! PS: Did you hear about the American couple ordering DANS a posh Paris restaurant: "We'll have the Filet aux Amandes, and hold the nuts!"