|Humor: Some Assembly Required|
I've no idea where a lot of these come from. Credit is given in those
places I'm aware it should go.
Richard Lederer is a quasi-legendary chronicler of the English language and its discontents. 56 B.C. and All That is a unique historical tale that never fails to leave me in a wild fit of laughter. Bible Stories Retold by Young Scholars around the World is a wonderful example of history from the mouths of babes.
A look at Passover from the world of the computer engineer
The World's Shortest Books is literary humor of a different kind.
For those of you whose tastes run to things culinary, 100 Zany Ways to Phone in a Pizza Order should be more up your alley.
50 Fun Things for Professors to Do on the First Day of Class is fairly self-explanatory.
If you're a real fan of Progressive music, The Progressive Chicken is an esoteric variant on an old theme.
A primer on How to Sing the Blues.
6 Egyptians Die Trying to Save Chicken is an actual AP news item from 1994. It's sad, but it's funny in precisely the way it shouldn't be.
In the Geek Humor category, I've put up a little something on addiction that made the rounds a while back.
Part of my job is handling a few tech support-like calls. I've discovered a little form that seems useful to that end.