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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)

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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