Tell a Joke Day

Tell a Joke Day comes on August 16 of every year. On this day make everyone around you giggle, guffaw, chortle, cackle or in other words, laugh, by telling them a joke. The Joke is something that can be spoken, written or done with humorous intention. Throughout the human history, Jokes have been an integral part, and many great minds have spent time and energy in trying to learn what makes the jokes funny.

“I love my lecture tours. I get up onstage. I have my stack of books and a glass of water and a microphone. No podium, no distance between me and the audience, and I just talk to people and get all excited and tell a lot of jokes, and sing some songs, and read from my work and remind people how powerful they are and how beautiful they are.” – Suzan-Lori Parks

History of Tell a Joke Day

The origin and the creator of Tell a Joke Day are still unknown. But the creator founded this day to make the world a happier place by telling and listening to the jokes. The jokes can be of different types. They can be textual, as in the case of a one-liner, a whole story or the form a question and answer, where the response will provide the humor. Jokes can also be physical such as in the case of a prank or a practical joke, where the performance provides fun rather than the words. Whatever may be, the main aim of Joke is to make others happy. According to the research of Dr. Paul McDonal of Wolverhampton University, a fart joke from ancient Sumer is believed to be the world’s oldest known joke. Meanwhile, Britain’s oldest joke is a 1,000-year-old double-entendre that can be found in the Codex Exoniensis.

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Other Celebrations on August 16

August 16, 2018, is also celebrated as

How to celebrate Tell a Joke Day

Celebrating the Tell a Joke Day is quite easy and very simple to remember. Every time you meet someone on this day, tell them a joke. Ensure that the jokes are appropriate for the setting. On the Lunch time, pick up a fun book and spend some hour by reading it. Spend the Day by watching the performance of your favorite comedians and your favorite comedy shows. You can use the hashtag #TellaJokeDay on social media to express your ideas about Tell a Joke Day.

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