Oldest Joke in the World

According to Paul McDonald at the University of Wolverhampton, it’s this 3900-year-old one, from 1900BC in Sumeria:

Something which has never occurred since time immemorial: a young woman did not fart in her husband’s lap.

(I don’t get it either!)

old-age-humor.jpgThe oldest British joke dates back to the 10th Century and reveals the bawdy face of the Anglo-Saxons — “What hangs at a man’s thigh and wants to poke the hole that it’s often poked before? Answer: A key.”

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