Friday Funnies: Very superstitious

Font Size:

The scariest day of the year for some, the silliest for others.

•••

4000 years of medicine.
2000 BC: “Here, eat this root.”
1000 AD: “That root is heathen! Here, say this prayer.”
1865 AD: “That prayer is superstition! Here, drink this potion.”
1935 AD: “That potion is snake oil! Here, swallow this pill.”
1975 AD: “That pill is ineffective! Here, take these antibiotics.”
2000 AD: “These antibiotics are poison! Here, eat this root.”

•••

A woman is in bed with her lover when they hear her husband opening the apartment door.
“Quick! Escape out the window!” said the woman.
“No way!” said the lover, “It’s the 13th floor!”
“Do you really think we have time to worry about superstitions?!” she replied.

•••

What do John Edward and Stevie Wonder have in common?
They’ve both made a lot of money from Superstition.

Did we forget any jokes related to Friday the 13th? Share your favourites in the comment section below.

If you enjoy our content, don’t keep it to yourself. Share our free eNews with your friends and encourage them to sign up.

RELATED LINKS

Friday Funnies: A talking dog

Why did the cat join the Red Cross? Because she wanted to be a first-aid kit.

Friday Funnies: Shaggy dog jokes

Longer jokes and bigger laughs.

Friday Funnies: Jokes for the season

What do trees feel in springtime? Releaf.

Written by Liv Gardiner



SPONSORED LINKS

Sign-up to the YourLifeChoices Enewsletter

continue reading

Finance News

How much you can save on electricity in your home state

As we prepare to head into the colder winter months, there is good news for those worried about heating costs...

COVID-19

What is thrombocytopenia, and why did it stop the AstraZeneca jab?

Anthony Zulli, Victoria University; Maja Husaric, Victoria University; Maximilian de Courten, Victoria University, and Vasso Apostolopoulos, Victoria University Australia's medical...

Wellbeing

Ways to manage death anxiety

Winston Churchill once said: "Any man who says he is not afraid of death is a liar." But while it's...

Food and Recipes

Rick Stein's Autumn Vegie Soup

"One of the rather pathetic realities of the fact that so many of the restaurants in France are disappointing these...

Government

Australians give big thumbs down to the public service

Only 27 per cent of Australians believe the public service acts in the public interest and only 22 per cent...

Brain health

Normal tension glaucoma linked to cognitive impairment

Australian researchers say they have established a link between the eye condition glaucoma and cognitive impairment, the state that often...

Lifestyle

Old wives' tales put to the test

Alice Shaw-Beckett, from cleaning company Cleanipedia, dissects 13 old wives' tales related to cleaning and pest control to discover whether...

Travel & Motoring

Consider this when deciding on a roadside assist deal

A reader raised an interesting point that I hadn’t considered before. When she bought her new car, it included -...

LOADING MORE ARTICLE...