Monday, September 29, 2014

Perspective

This is too good not to share.

"3 men, A Frenchmen, a Brit and a Russian are at a museum looking at a portrait of Adam and Eve. The Brit says, “Adam and Eve are British. They wear fig leaves and blush so they must be modest.” The Frenchman says, “no, they are French because they are naked and in love.” The Russian said, “You’re both wrong. They are obviously Russian. They are naked, have only an apple to eat and yet they are told they live in paradise."


From Creaky Pavillion - Life's Residue.


4 comments:

  1. The Russians have perfected gallows humor.

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  2. That was Soviet joke adapted by Reagan, Lambert

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  3. The Russians have always had a bit of the hangman's humor. I think it must be the long winters. You have to laugh at life when it is harsh...otherwise you just toss in the towel. And Russians are nothing if not tough...so tossing in the towel isn't an option. Am I right, Creaky? My brother's wife is from Russia (her family lives in Vladivostok) and she always finds the dark, twisted humor the funniest. That's why I love her.

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  4. "Perhaps the most accurate history of Soviet Russia would be a chronological record of the popular jokes."
    https://twitter.com/ahaspel/status/515960803267465216

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