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Jokes and Laughs to Start 2022

By Buddy Freeman

Madison County


At our church, they call it the “mite” box, because you might put something in it, or you might not.

I got so excited when my son joined the cross-country team.  But then I learned they don’t cross the country and they’re back home in just a few hours.

Did you hear about the two antennas that got married?  The wedding was terrible, but the reception was great.

Q:  What do you call a woman who always knows where her husband is?  A:  A widow.

Teacher (on phone):  You say Michael has a cold and can’t come to school today?  To whom am I speaking?  Voice:  This is my father.

Mom:  I thought you said you were running away with the circus.  Daughter:  I did, but the police made me bring it back.

Teenager’s dad:  Have her back by 8:15.  Daughter’s boyfriend:  The middle of August?  Great!

John and his wife had several stressful years of financial difficulties.  So one evening she was touched to see him gazing at the diamond wedding ring that symbolized their marriage.  “With this ring…” she began romantically.  “ We could pay off MasterCard,”  he responded.

“Daddy, I want to ask you a question.” Said Bobby after his first day in Sunday School.  “Yes, Bobby, what is it?”  “ The teacher was reading the Bible to us all about the children of Israel building the temple, the children of Israel crossing the Red Sea, the children of Israel making sacrifices.  Didn’t the grown-ups do anything?”

“Before I married Alice dear, I was her pumpkin pie, Her precious peach and honey boy:  The apple of her eye.  But after years of married life, This thought I pause to utter.  Those fancy names are now all gone, I’m just her bread and butter.”


Dr. Buddy Freeman is the former pastor of the First Baptist Church of Marshall, NC


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