You may remember
the old Jewish Catskill comics of Vaudeville days, Milton Berle, Shecky
Green, Henny Youngman, Totie Fields, Red Buttons, and others? But
don't you miss their humor?
Not one single swear
word in their comedy.
* A car hit an elderly
Jewish man. The paramedic says,
comfortable? " The man says, "I make a good living."
* What are three words
a woman never wants to hear
making love? "Honey, I'm home!"
* Someone stole all
my credit cards, but I won't be
it. The thief spends less than my wife did.
to see a video from the Muppet Show where Milton Berle,
just got back from a pleasure trip.
I took my
mother-in-law to the airport.
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the best comedian
the television knew, failed to compete with
the well known
Statler & Waldorf. This video is very funny.
* I've been in love
with the same woman for 49 years!
If my wife
ever finds out, she'll kill me!
* We always hold hands.
If I let go, she shops.
* My wife and I went
back to the hotel where
we spent our
wedding night, only this time I
the bathroom and cried.
to hear an audio tape of Shecky Green humor.
name is Sal Silverstein. I'm the organist at this
I make $97,000 a year and I want to tell you
no business like show business, like no..."
* My wife and I went
to a hotel where we got a waterbed.
My wife called
it the Dead Sea.
* The Doctor gave
a man six months to live. The man couldn't
pay his bill,
so the doctor gave him another six months.
* I was just in London;
there is a 6-hour time difference.
confused. When I go to dinner, I feel sexy.
When I go
to bed, I feel hungry.
to see a video from the Hollywood Palace when
was at the beauty shop for two hours. That was
only for the
estimate. She got a mudpack and looked
two days. Then the mud fell off.
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hosted Henny Youngman.
* The Doctor called
Mrs. Cohen saying, "Mrs. Cohen, your check
" Mrs. Cohen answered, "So did my arthr itis!"
* Doctor: "You'll
live to be 60!" Patient: "I AM 60!"
What did I tell you?"
* A doctor held
a stethoscope up to a man's chest.
to see this video of Totie Fields
The man asks,
"Doc, how do I stand? " The doctor
what puzzles me!"
women as sex symbols.
* A drunk was in front
of a judge. The judge says,
brought here for drinking."
says "Okay, let's get started."
* Why do Jewish divorces
cost so much? They're worth it.
* Why do Jewish men
die before their wives? They want to.
||Drawing from tom on 8/21/2009
constitute only 3% of the U.S. population,
80% of the
nation's professional comedians are Jewish.
Why such domination
of American humor? To find out why