The Spoof has rejected so-called jokes from the Middle East. 'They are crude and unsuitable for a family website' explained someone trying to make a Mark for himself.
In future Barrels of laughter will be accepted. However Olive Hardy is pouring oil on the troubled waters resulting from Spoof's stand. Comics burning the midnight oil to try and raise a few laughs are distressed by current events and want to oil the wheels of reconciliation.
As Shakespeare said 'Oils Well That End in an Oil well' - a motto for the world that has kept civilisation going for many years, following the era or the horse and cart.
It just shows that oil kind of nonsense can go under the diguise of humour.