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Just to See You Smile

Updated on July 23, 2010

Laughter is the best medicine

I have decided that this one should make you smile. I want to pass on some of my families favorite jokes. I believe that we should laugh every chance we get. Laughter has been proven to cure all types of ailments. Some say it is simply the increase of oxygen, while others believe it is mind over matter. Perhaps some chemical is produced when we laugh that is necessary for our health. Whatever the reason, laughter is good for us, and life is too short as it is. 

I hope that you will laugh every day, and make someone else laugh along the way.

My mother's favorite jokes

Q:How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?

A:Only one, but it takes a very long time, because first they must work together decide what the light bulb really wants to change, and why.

Corny right? okay.

Q:What do you call the redhead between the blonde and the brunette?

A:The interpreter.

(I am a redhead and the mother of a blonde and a brunette, so don't get angry.)

A man comes into the bar and asks, "If I can show you something you've never seen, can I drink on the house?

The bartender says "Sure, but I gotta tell ya, I've seen everything."

The customer reaches in one pocket and pulls out a baby grand piano, from his other pocket he produces a little man about twelve inches tall who walks over to the piano, sits down and starts to play.

The bartender is amazed, "Okay, where'd you get this set-up?"

The customer says, "There's a leprechaun out in the woods granting wishes."

The bartender hands the man his keys and apron and says "Look, you can have the bar!" and races off even though the customer tries to stop him.

A half an hour later the bartender comes back in covered with feathers and bird droppings.

"That leprechaun is crazy! I wished for a million bucks and the next thing you know there's all these ducks flapping their wings, chasing me back, I'm lucky to be alive."

"I tried to stop you, he's hard of hearing." Seeing the bartenders surprise he says, "Well you didn't think I wished for a twelve inch pianist did you?"

Entering Marion

The Videos

Above is a cover of John Forster's Entering Marion, and below is John Forster singing A Mismatch made in Hell.

Some people are good at writing funny songs that just make you smile. These are some of my favorites, I hope you will enjoy.

Live John Forster

A couple of my mother's favorites. Jim Stafford would have her laughing so hard, just to see him walk on stage brought her joy.

Ray Stevens below is always a classic. Famous for songs such as "The Streak" and "Ahab the Arab" his brand of humor is all but gone these days, it seems.

Comedy has become a game of shock value, who can use the most cuss words in a sentence... In the old days, before cable television, comedy had to be a bit more subtle. 

What Little Kids Do

Ray Stevens

Randy Stonehill has been a favorite of mine since the mid-seventies. He used to do strictly contemporary gospel, but each album would have a comedic song on it. This video is one of many on YouTube from his 20th Anniversary Concert. 

American Fast Food

Please Exit Laughing

Hokey always says Please Donate, leave a comment. Borrowing on that theme:

Lets keep the smiles coming.

Please Donate, leave your favorite joke in the comments section.

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    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Absolutely Rafini! Laughter makes the world go round!

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      8 years ago from Somewhere I can't get away from

      Ah humor! What would we do without all the g&% d%&# f*@!$%@ humor? lol

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      I am glad to see you smile. I like making people happy. I know the joke is corn, But Saint Patrick's Day was coming, so I picked the Leprechaun joke.

      See ya later Billy!

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      8 years ago

      What an absolute fabulous hub and I am smiling ear to ear

      Thank You so very much


    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Yeas they are Ethel, I hope I made you smile.

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      Ethel Smith 

      8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      Ah the old ones are the best :)

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Lovely Ohma, glad to have been able to oblige. Have a great day at work.

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      8 years ago

      Faybe thnak-you for the pick me up I can go to work now with a smile on my face.

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Thanks Sophs! I am well, and working on getting some more writing done! I hope you are well too.

      May you have ((HUGS)) and Smiles :) to fill your day.

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      8 years ago

      Hahaha, I'm laughing and smiling!! I LOVE the leprechaun joke! Great idea for a hub Faybe, hope you are well :)

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Thank you! Tom and you both told me how important smiles are around here. Thank you, it is always nice to see your Lovely Smile, gracing my pages. :)

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      8 years ago from US

      thank you for the smile dear, and heres one BIG smile for you, Laughter is free so why not have it, FAYBE good job, Maita

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Samboiam, it was a tough choice, but I love the acting. I am glad the family enjoyed it, thank you.

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      8 years ago from Texas

      Faybe, thanks for the laughs. My boys love the Mississippi Squirrel Revival.

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      Thank you Pinky! You are supposed to be sleeping, silly girl! Thank you for reading this one. Get some rest darlin' :)

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      8 years ago

      faybe you always make me smile and this hub is no exception... awesome job hun

    • Faybe Bay profile imageAUTHOR

      Faye Constantino 

      8 years ago from Florida

      De Greek,Thank you! I was afraid it was too corny!

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      De Greek 

      8 years ago from UK

      YOU, girl, have made me smile for teh first time today.

      Thank you :-)


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