All posts tagged Sally Rosoff

The Actors

This was posted by Sally Rosoff on the groaners listserv. The author is not known.

In ancient Palestine, there was a group of traveling actors who went from village to village entertaining the people. In one small village, the only son of one of the village elders was attracted to this life, and ran away with the actors when they moved on.

When the boy’s absence was noticed, the people pursued the actors and cornered them among the rocks. The … Read the rest...

The Mourner

This is from Sally Rosoff and it was posted on the groaners listserv. The author is not known.

Though the young fellow’s mom had just died, he couldn’t afford to miss a day at work. The restaurant manager insisted he show up or be fired. So he did the best he could, deciding to honor his late parent with a black arm band over his uniform. And not just any black arm band. This one was elegant silk, with ornate … Read the rest...


Attributed to Sally Rosoff, this was published on the Groaners listserv. It can be found on joke pages all over the internet.

Three men came back from fishing one day, but when they got back to their truck, they saw it was surrounded by three bears. One of the men said, “OK, guys, I figure the only way we’re gonna get back to the truck is to make these bears really angry. Then they’ll leave and we can go home. … Read the rest...