Literary Jokes

Staff Blog

Staff Blog | Apr 11, 2018

Charles Dickens walks into a bar and orders a martini.
The bartender looks at him and asks, "Olive or twist?"

Submitted by Kevin Cheek. Thanks Kevin!

Here are a few more: 

Q. Why is John Milton never invited to game night? 
A. Whenever he comes, there's a pair of dice lost.

Q. Why are the transcendentalists so easy to read? 
A. Thoreau editing. 

Once upon a time, there was a young man who dreamt of becoming a great writer. He was asked to define ‘great,’  and he said, "I want to write something people will react to on a raw, emotional level, something that will make them scream, cry, and howl in pain and anger! I want the entire world to see my words." He now works for Microsoft writing error messages.

Heard better? (Or worse?) E-mail us.


Get the Car Talk Newsletter



Got a question about your car?

Ask Someone Who Owns One