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The Little Tug Boat that could!

A grain company at Minneapolis had half a dozen loaded barges that it desperately needed to send down river to a destination a few hours away. Unfortunately, it was a small company and relied on independent...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 13 November 2017

Ann, the little newspaper delivery girl

When I was a kid, in junior high school, one of my classmates was Ann Gelsing, an ambitious, outgoing girl who was always finding ways to make a buck. At one point she had a job usually reserved for boys...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 09 November 2017

A Doctor's Appointment

A guy goes to the doctor for a check-up, and is in the waiting room when he hears a blood-curdling scream down the hall. Suddenly, a Nun runs out of the Doctors office and out into the street, whimpering...

submitted by Stefano M. Stefano, 31 October 2017

First Day of Hunting Season

A North Dakota farmer was getting tired of all the out-of-state, amateur hunters that always showed up on the first day of hunting season each year. The main problem is that the fledgling hunters will...

submitted by Al N., 30 October 2017

Not An Elephant!

A man was visiting the zoo when he came across a curious sign outside of a holding pen, thats being repainted by a zookeeper. What?! This sign says that theres a talking pachyderm in there?! Whats that?...

submitted by Stefano M. Stefano, 07 October 2017

How to get a Really Good Tan

Early in their career as co-authors of a political news column, Drew Pearson and Jack Anderson vacationed at the Coronado Hotel near San Diego. The first night of their arrival Anderson read an article...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 06 October 2017

Halloween Joke

This year at the annual White House Halloween Party . . . . President Donald Trump shows up at the party dressed in a white hood and robes. Jeff Sessions, costumed as Confederate General Stone Wall Jackson,...

submitted by Matt Birkenhauer, 05 October 2017

The Thrifty Musician

Stop! shouted the anguished conductor. As the music stopped and the musicians put down their instruments, the dismayed director turned to one of the new players in the brass section,...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 29 September 2017

That Revolutionary, New Horseshoe

Disturbed by the high prices charged by farriers when replacing shoes on their thoroughbreds, trainers at Santa Anita put their heads together and developed a revolutionary, light weight horseshoe that...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 29 September 2017

Stop at a Bar? Why did the Turtle?

A turtle bellied up to the bar, huffing and puffing. The bartender said, Whatll you have? The turtle replied, Whisky. Make it a double. Why so depressed? the bartender asked. Sipping on his drink, the...

submitted by D. L. Hawkinson, 22 September 2017

Axe Murder?

When George was charged with chopping his girlfriend to death, he readily admitted that he killed her, but protested that it wasnt murder. At his trial, his defense...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 20 September 2017

Fire and Fury

(With apologies to Robert Frost) Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in fury. From what Ive heard from Donald Trump He wants to make the world a dump And...

submitted by Matt Birkenhauer, 19 September 2017

One for Pun Lovers and the Medical Community

QUESTION: When is an O a Q? ANSWER: When its a prolapsed vowel . . . Okay, to understand this riddle, you obviously need to know what a prolapse is. Get a dictionary....

submitted by D. L. Hawkinson, 15 September 2017

Rock-a-bye Birdie

The indigenous inhabitants of an as yet uncharted island were plagued by an inexplicable increase in the size of the tern population. A few of the noisy birds had been bad enough, but these terns were...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 14 September 2017

The Final Political Cliche

Sen. Joe Smith had served in congress longer than anyone in the nations history - nearly 70 years. At his memorial service the eulogy was delivered by a long-time colleague who had retired from politics...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 06 September 2017

The Everlasting Chess Game

Two elderly chess aficionados were locked in a never ending game, at the master level. It continued right through the Christmas season, unending, day and night. At one point the wife of one came into...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 01 September 2017

Where Should the Professor put His Whores?

The young, first-year philosophy professor faced a common end-of-the-term dilemma in an introductory course: one two-hour session left but four hours of ideas that had not been presented yet. Moreover,...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 30 August 2017

The Bride's Lament

The recently married young couple had shelled out more than they could afford in order to hire a well-known professional wedding photographer. After waiting weeks for the photos to come, the bride discovered...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 28 August 2017

Port O' Call

The two wine connoisseurs, husband and wife, were nearing the end of an unforgettable cruise, memorable because of the unending storm which had dangerously rocked the ship for days. Severe winds and monstrous...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 28 August 2017

New look at second amendment

A national, far right cable news channel had a change of management, placing the most prudish social conservatives in charge. This was in response to much criticism of the racy attire worn by the attractive female newscasters. When station managers issued an edict that all on-camera personnel must wear full length sleeves, the women newscasters rebelled. They not only charged...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 26 August 2017

Forever Ember

Travis and his wife enjoyed sitting by the hearth on cold winter evenings, warmed by the burning logs. They especially liked the heat from the embers after the flames had disappeared and the hot coals...

submitted by Ralph E. Shaffer, 24 August 2017

HAHA - Jokes

Missed perspectives Have you ever had a phone conversation with a family member that you said to yourself, If anyone was listening I bet theyd shoot themselves right in the face.? I had a phone conversation...

submitted by Butch, 21 August 2017

Schizophrenia: The good, the bad and the ugly!

Schizophrenia: A new drug has just been introduced for treatment of the malady...The good, the bad and...the ugly. One of the truly bad manifestations of having schizophrenia is...you can never play solitaire!...

submitted by b kenneth mcgee, 03 August 2017

Spoof writer ponders use of word...oxymoron.

In my 24/7 watching of the news from our nations capitol I pondered the use of the word...oxymoron. Multi-millionaire trailer trash...is this an oxymoron? OR is this a bunch of foul...

submitted by b kenneth mcgee, 30 July 2017
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