I ran into James O’Loghlin at the Innovation Awards in Brisbane last week. He MCed the awards and in introducing the evening with a 10-15 minute monologue that was sufficiently funny that I the dim dark recesses of my brain reminded me that he was a stand up comedian before he was and ABC announcer. He was very good.
In any event, in discussions after the show I asked him if he knew any good jokes – as in jokes one tells. He said he’d heard one lately that he liked.
A man is walking home one night and walking down the path to his front door. It’s night time and the ground is damp. He takes his foot and flicks a snail off the pathway into the garden.
Three years later there’s a knock on the door . . . It’s the snail. The man answers the door.
The snail says “What the fuck was that about?”