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How Tasteless Jokes Make Me Money

Liquor Lesson

If you’ve followed this website for any length of time, you know I like to study and learn from and swipe ideas from some random sources.  Like movies and rap music, for example.

Another one is… jokes.

You can learn so much about million dollar writing by reading and reverse-engineering jokes.

Like, here’s one I saw today – someone shared it on Facebook.  And I just thought the brevity and punchline was brilliant.  Check it out.

Boy: Dad, what’s an alcoholic?

Father: Son, look out the window.  See those four cars?  An alcoholic would see eight.

Boy: But dad, there are only two.

Tell me that’s not funny.  And remember: learn from everyone and everything.  Oh, and go easy on the liquor.

About the author: Cory Johnson. Writer. Wears shirts (sometimes). Loves peanut butter and Post Malone. Has a net worth of $11 million dollars.

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