Submitted by: Jamie
These guys have a jokes club. All the jokes are catalogued and the old members know the joke numbers. An old member says:
And everybody laughs. Another member yells out:
- Twenty four!
There is a general laugh. A newbie, first time in a session, seeing that it's enough tell the number of a joke, decides to try:
- Sixteen! He shouts.
There is absolute silence. Nobody laughs. One of the old members tells him:
Friend, it's not the joke that counts, it's how you tell it.