Here’s a funny…
I had to write this tiny snippet. I thought it was funny…
Food, of all things, had set them off.
He sneered, “And I suppose that butter goes on a pound cake, too.”
She looked at him. “No, but I’ve caught you doing that more than once. I wouldn’t be talking, mister.”
He turned away and stewed for a moment. “Aren’t you the one that likes to put hot sauce in hot chocolate?”
“And you talk about my food choices?”
She didn’t say anything else. The discussion had gotten a little heated, and no one quite knew how it had gotten started. The minister cleared his throat, and they looked at him. He stood there in front of them at the altar.
“I hope the reception goes better. Anyway, who gives this woman to be wed?”
Okay, I admit it. That was bad. But sometimes, you have to crack a joke. I can see this happening to some people, since we all know those that would argue whether water was wet.
Another key element of humor is length. Polonius had the right o’ it, when he said brevity is the soul of wit. Who can argue with that?