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A Dalai Lama joke goes bad... in full view of the Dalai Lama

This is wrong... and awkward... and just plain funny:


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We all laughed at this in c... (Below threshold)
Michael Laprarie Author Profile Page:

We all laughed at this in church last Sunday, as a perfect illustration of "lost in translation" between different cultures (or drastically different periods of time, as we often see in the Bible).

It is a good one-liner, though: The Dali Lama walks into a pizza parlor and says, "Make me one with everything."

Marxist have no sense of hu... (Below threshold)
TexBob:

Marxist have no sense of humor.

Gunga galunga... gunga, gun... (Below threshold)

Gunga galunga... gunga, gunga-lagunga.

If your joke is going to re... (Below threshold)

If your joke is going to rely on wordplay, it only works with someone fluent in the language used. And I say this as an inveterate punster.

I saw the clip; even after ... (Below threshold)
Brian H:

I saw the clip; even after translation, the DL drew a blank. I think it could have worked with the appropriate histrionic gestures, tho'.




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