JOKE OF THE WEEK, 9 Oct 2017
Dietrich Fischer – TRANSCEND Media Service
Honoré Daumier drew a cartoon of a disarmament conference. A group of generals and presidents stood in front of a door called disarmament, and complimented one another, “You go first.”
In Geneva, business negotiators usually rent a hotel room. UN functionaries, an apartment. And disarmament negotiators buy a house.
When someone argued, “We have had nuclear weapons for 50 years and nothing has happened,” Helen Caldicott replied,
A man was jumping down from the top of a 100-story sky-scraper, and on the 50th floor, someone looked out the window and asked him while he was passing by,
— “How is it going?”
— “Fine so far,” he answered on his way down.
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 9 Oct 2017.
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