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National Humor Month Funny Short Joke Number Fifteen

Updated on April 20, 2012

National Humor Month Funny Short Joke Number Fifteen

This is a poetic love story – sort of. A man’s love for his wife, his sexual life, and his daily golf game. Although not necessarily in that order. Heh, heh.

Funny Joke Number Fifteen

Harry and Sally Brown

Were such a loving pair.

Married for fifty years,

To be apart was rare.


What kept Harry faithful?

Two things I will name:

Healthy sex with Sally.

And his daily golf game.


Their biggest concern –

Was there an after-life?

When Harry became ill,

He promised his wife,


After he passed away,

He would come back and tell

If there is life in heaven

Or just eternity in hell.


After a short illness,

Poor Harry passed away.

His sweet Sally buried him

In his blue suit and toupee.


Somehow Harry made it back,

One evening late at night

He contacted Sally

It gave her such a fright.


“Is that really you, Harry?

Are you back from the dead?”

“Just temporarily, dear,”

Is what her hubby said.


“Are you happy there?

Is there anything you need?”

“No, dear, I just returned,

Like we had both agreed.”


What do you do every day?

I hope you are not in a rut.”

“What is it like there, Harry?

Are you getting ‘you know what’?


“I do have a life there,

Let me tell you, my dear.

When I awake

I have sex,

Then breakfast,

Then more sex.

Then the golf course

And more sex.

Sunbathe a little,

And have more sex.


Lunch comes next.

Then more sex

Sometimes twice

But always nice.


The golf course again

And sex after dinner

So much sex

I have gotten thinner.


Every day is the same

I cannot complain.

With sex and the golf course,

Over and over again.”


Sally says, “You must be in heaven,

Playing golf and other things?”

Harry says, “Well not exactly,

I’m a rabbit on a golf course . . .

. . . in Palm Springs.”

Funny Quotes

“I play in the low 80s. When it gets any hotter than that, I just don't play!” – me

"Golf and sex are about the only things you can enjoy without being good at." – Jimmy Demaret


© Copyright BJ Rakow, Ph.D. 2012. All rights reserved. Author, "Much of What You Know about Job Search Just Ain't So"

Adam Sandler in "Happy Gilmore" 1996

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    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      5 years ago from south Florida

      Oh, yes, MizB, by all means spread the word and send this link to EVERYBODY! Love that you found this funny and love twisty stories. Me, too. Thanks for the Up.

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      Doris James-MizBejabbers 

      5 years ago

      That is so funny, and I love stories with a twist! I've gotta send this link to friends. Voted up and funny.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      5 years ago from south Florida

      Delighted that I could provide some needed humor, Patricia, and it was my extreme pleasure to share. Hope all is more pleasant now for you and yours.

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      Patricia Scott 

      5 years ago from sunny Florida

      O, my....I needed this!! Humor in abundance is needed right now and I knew I would find it here. I thought I had read all of the funnies but gladly I found one I had not. Too cute. Thanks for sharing.

      Angels are on the way ps

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      5 years ago from south Florida

      Thanks for the ha ha's and loving the ending, KKGals. If it was unexpected then I have performed my mission. Thanks for the Up and funny, too.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      5 years ago from Sunny Florida

      HaHaHa Love the ending, it was so unexpected. Up and funny.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      5 years ago from south Florida

      Thank you, glosslip, for the visit and those kind words. Nice to meet you.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      5 years ago from south Florida

      You raised an interesting question, John. I think it's possible that Heaven might be what each one of us wants it to be. Was not expecting such profundity on this hub!

      Thanks for the visit, you are appreciated.

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      John MacNab 

      5 years ago from the banks of the St. Lawrence

      I'm all for Jimmy Demaret's quote. Mmm? So was Harry in his own Heaven? Or was it a higher being's idea. Thank you drbj.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Deighted you found this one, mary, I would hate to think you missed a mid-afternoon or any other time giggle. And if you did not expect the punchline, then I did my job. The funniest jokes usually creep up on you at the last possible moment. Thank you for your faithful commenting as well as the funny, UP, and etc., m'dear.

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      Mary Hyatt 

      6 years ago from Florida

      I missed this when you first published, but it was worth the wait! As usual, I was not expecting a punch line like that. Funny stuff. I'll have to vote UP, funny, etc. etc. Thanks for my mid afternoon giggle.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      You are so perceptive, Derdriu. Yes, I chose Harry and Sally to honor that funny film with the best line I ever heard in a comedy: "I'll have what she's having."

      Funny you should mention Harry Houdini - I was toying with the idea of interviewing him, too, but he keeps disappearing. I guess, once a magician, always a magician.

      Thank you, m'luv, for your gracious comments as always, and the up+.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      You are so right, Alastar, the bunny's life is not so bad although I don't think it was exactly what Harry would have wished for. A FOREplay hare, you say? You are the clever one, m'dear.

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      Derdriu 

      6 years ago

      DrBJ, What an amusing, belly-laughing clever, funny poetic tribute to Harry and Sally! Did you choose the name Harry in honor of Harry Houdini whose wife Bess waited 10 successive Halloweens for Harry to contact her from the after life? Or is this what ultimately happened "When Harry Met Sally"? Or is it something else?

      Thank you for brightening reader days with chuckles, giggles and guffaws, voted up + all.

      Respectfully, Derdriu

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      Alastar Packer 

      6 years ago from North Carolina

      They don't call it "@#$#@ like a rabbit" for nothin'! Not abad afterlife when you think about, being a FORE-play hare on the green that is lol.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Kosmo, with your comment I do believe you 'got it.' But then, so did Harry! Only NOT in the way that he anticipated. Thanks for the like of my sense of humor ... or weirdness. Whatever.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Thank you for the 10 ha's, Nellieanna, and the 'priceless.' What a lovely compliment. But then, so are you, m'dear.

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      Kelley Marks 

      6 years ago from California

      Thanks for the joke, although I'm not sure I get it. Of course, rabbits seemingly have lots of procreative sex . . . and then there's the golf course in Palm Springs . . . ? But I do like your sense of humor. Later!

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      Nellieanna Hay 

      6 years ago from TEXAS

      hahahahahaha!! Oh, my - you're priceless!!! hahahaha!

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      How nice of you, nemanja, to say, 'we are going to miss these jokes when the month is over.' I'll throw one in every once in awhile to keep the chuckles going.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Do regret, bp, that I may have altered your perception of your backyard rabbits, but hope they are conjugal. Thanks for the stopover, the very funny and the Up. :)

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Oh, Feline, m'dear, you are so clever. Very 'bunny,' eh? I'll have to remember that one!

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Hi, Alicia - I love surprises, funny ones, that is. Don't you? Thanks for looking forward to the 'entertainment' during this month. I may try to pop in one joke a month subsequently - if I can remember them.

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      Nemanja Boškov 

      6 years ago from Serbia

      Like AliciaC said, we are going to miss these jokes when the month is over... Great stuff, drbj!

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      breakfastpop 

      6 years ago

      Now that's very, very funny. I will never look at the rabbit's in my backyard the same way again! Up and funny.

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      Feline Prophet 

      6 years ago

      Very bunny...er...funny! :D

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      Linda Crampton 

      6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I was surprised by the ending too, drbj! I'm going to miss your daily jokes when National Humor Month is over. I look forward to the entertainment!

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      I think Harry liked the idea of being a popular bunny rabbit, too, Paradise, despite his protestations. How else could he have that much fun? Thanks for the stopover, m'dear.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Hi, Hilary, so I made you blush? Sorry I could not see it from here. But I did hear you laugh. That's a good sign. Thanks for the visit, m'dear.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      I don't play much golf these days, Kelly, but miniature golf is lots of fun - same thrill of getting the ball where you want it without all the walking, waiting, etc.

      Was it a gotcha with the rabbit? The hardest part for me was translating a very old joke in prose into poetry so it would be new!

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Wow, you are really playing catch-up today with the comments, Martie. So I will, too. Thank you for enjoying this joke and the video. I saw that very funny film, too, and Adam Sandler is wild.

      Don't worry, m'luv, about your place in heaven. Believe me, it is already assured. Promise!

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      Paradise7 

      6 years ago from Upstate New York

      LOL! I just like the idea he came back as a bunny rabbit so much.

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      Hillary 

      6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

      Oh my, you make me blush. I laughed too :)

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      Kelly Umphenour 

      6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Drbj - I have never ever played a game of golf! There are a half a dozen around my neighborhood. I have played mini golf! Lol

      Very funny - at first I thought the wife might be willing to commit suicide...but a rabbit? Haha!

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      Martie Coetser 

      6 years ago from South Africa

      Hahaha! And all the time I wish I could go where Harry is...

      Although I can't play golf...

      He-he!

      I enjoyed the video too, as I enjoyed the movie!

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      It was my pleasure to share this poem, Wayne, thank you for visiting and finding it 'funny stuff!' I knew somehow you would approve.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      That was a stunner, SilentReed ... so much 'FORE' play on the golf course. Wish I had written that. Maybe one day I will, heh, heh. You ARE a clever one, m'dear.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Of course, reincarnation happens, Ruby. Would I lie to you? Heh, heh. Delighted to learn that you are an Adam Sandler fan, too. He IS a funny guy. Smiles backatcha, my friend, and much laughter on your weekend.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Dear Docmo, I adore your clever poetry and Harry wholeheartedly agrees with me. You are a fantastic funny fellow. Thank you for loving this series and for the 'personify funny' comment which I shall treasure. As well as the Up, up and away.

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      Wayne Brown 

      6 years ago from Texas

      Now there's a poem...funny stuff! Thanks for sharing it! WB

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      It is entirely my pleasure to make you laugh, Gladys. Visit the other 14 funny jokes already published in this series and I promise to provide more chuckles and hahas.

      Thank you for the sharing and the Up!

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      What fun to catch you off guard, Dahoglund. I get the feeling that doesn't happen too often to you. Right? Thanks for loving my golf quote. We have much in common. Although I've played occasionally for years, I have to finally admit I'm not a golfer either.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      What a pleasure, Pamela, to provide your first laugh of the day, Makes me feel special, m'dear. Thanks for loving the ending and have a 'mahvelous' weekend yourself.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      I suppose, christopher, you could do worse. The bunny option does have a lot going for it. So much better than coming back as a male Banana Spider who becomes a meal after mating. (See my "Interview with Banana Spider.") Thanks, my friend, for dropping by.

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      SilentReed 

      6 years ago from Philippines

      No wonder Harry the rabbit is getting thinner. Sex with so much "FORE!"play on the golf course.:)

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Hey, sheila, I love it, too, when you don't guess the ending. With the 'great,' that makes this lil bunny the perfect joke.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      It was a 'gotcha' for you, Superfine? Thank you, m'dear, you made my day.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      So happy when I hear you giggling, Becky. Thanks for the visit and liking the cartoon and video also.

    • drbj profile imageAUTHOR

      drbj and sherry 

      6 years ago from south Florida

      Love it, Rosemary, when you are surprised by the ending. Not easy to do these days. Little Harry putters, m'dear? You are so clever.

      A hole-in-one, you ask? Dang, I'd be happy with a hole-in-ten!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      HaHa, Funny..So i guess reincarnation happens? Heh..Adam Sander is a favorite too. Smiles..

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      Mohan Kumar 

      6 years ago from UK

      The Golf Course looks sunny

      For the promiscuous bunny

      Oh to be a happy rabbit

      With a twelve a day habit

      Drbj, you personify funny.

      Loving this series. voted up, up and away.

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      Gladys Familaran 

      6 years ago

      hahaha! Thanks for making me laugh! nice one. voted up and shared. :)

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      Don A. Hoglund 

      6 years ago from Wisconsin Rapids

      The punch line caught me off guard, but I'm not a golfer.I also liked the quote about golfing in the low 80's.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      6 years ago from Sunny Florida

      HaHa! Great joke. Loved the ending. Thanks for my first laugh of the day. Have a wonderful weekend.

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      Christopher Antony Meade 

      6 years ago from Gillingham Kent. United Kingdom

      Rabbits must have a wonderful life. I think I might opt for the "Bunny" option when my time comes.

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      sheila b. 

      6 years ago

      I love it when I don't guess the ending, and with this joke of yours, I couldn't guess. Great!

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      Superfine49 

      6 years ago

      You got me! Great story!

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      Becky Katz 

      6 years ago from Hereford, AZ

      Giggling over this joke. I like the cartoon and the video also.

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      Rosemary Sadler 

      6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      Haha I wasn't expecting that ending, they course is going to be overun with little Harry potters... putters...I mean bunnies.

      Don't you just wish you could hit those hole-in-ones :)

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