Monthly Archives: July 2013

Magic Eight Balls: Distractions and Diversions

Lab Notes: Many people spend their lives searching for answers. They turn to drugs or alcohol, snacks or crack, Tarot cards and crystals, palm readers and  phrenologists, astrology, and even psychiatry. Here at Mirth in a Box we have always … Continue reading

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Having a Picnic with Knock Knock Jokes!

Knock Knock! Who’s there? Falafel. Falafel who? Falafel my bike & cut my knee! (this one’s for you, Adel!) Knock Knock! Who’s there? Catsup. Catsup who? Catsup on the roof. Should I bring him down? Knock Knock! Who’s there? Clara. … Continue reading

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Why Louis CK Can Make a Living as a Comedian

Couldn’t resist sharing a few of my favorite Louis CK lines: Kids are like buckets of disease that live in your house. The meal is not over when I’m full. The meal is over when I hate myself. I’m not … Continue reading

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Survival Guides For Ants: When Anteaters Attack by Alex Berg

AUGH! An Anteater Is Attacking My Colony! First off- calm down. Yes, anteaters are wily, and yes, they do eat ants, but there are ants that have met anteaters and lived to tell the tale. Several of us wrote this … Continue reading

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The New York TImes Weighs in on Care Packages

A few weeks ago someone from the New York Times asked if he could interview me about a growing trend in summer camps, the banning of care packages. Gulp! In mid July a very informative article appeared in the Sunday … Continue reading

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Dig These:More Archaeologist Jokes!

These jokes are ancient! How did the ancient Romans cut their hair? With a pair of Caesars. Why did the archaeologist quit his job? Because his career in ruins! Why did Alexander the Great go to the dentist? To get … Continue reading

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Proverbs From India: Will the Crow, after Bathing, Become a Stork?

What the heck does “Will the crow, after bathing, become a stork?” mean(if you find out, do let me know)? Don’t have time to spend a month on an ashram? Or even an hour contemplating your navel? Here’s a few … Continue reading

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Can’t Believe What You Hear? May Be a Mondegreen! Word Play!

A mondegreen [mahn deh GREEN] is a word or phrase that results from a mishearing of something said or, most frequently, sung. “Very close veins” is a mondegreen for “varicose veins”. Get it? Here are some hysterical hearing mishaps. Please … Continue reading

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Oh No! More Knock Knock Jokes!

Knock Knock! Who’s there? Amos. Amos who? A mosquito just bit me! Knock Knock! Who’s there ! Catskills ! Catskills who? Catskills mice! Knock Knock! Who’s there? Hewlett. Hewlett who? Who let all those mosquitos in? Knock Knock! Who’s there? … Continue reading

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The Sleeping Fox Catches No Poultry and Other Quotes About Laziness!

I broke a sweat coming up with these quotes about laziness so enjoy them! Last week I helped my friend stay put. It’s a lot easier than helping someone move. I just went over to his house and made sure … Continue reading

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