submitted 7 months ago by lemmyAtom to c/jokes

Turns out it’s a talking duck, which orders a beer.

The human next to him is flabbergasted, starts to ask but midsentence realizes he can’t even formulate his question “You, you’re a … but what… you’re a…” The duck takes a sip and says, “Yeah, I’m a duck, spent most of my life as a roofer.”

“A roofer?!?”

“Yeah, you know, we put shingles, tiles other roof things on roof places. You know, roofer?”

“But you could be in the circus!”

“The circus? Place with all the tents and what have you?”

“Yes! You could make a fortune!”

“Now what the heck is a place like that going to need with a roofer?”

(This joke is older than I am but I love it. Fun one to tell as you can give the duck whatever voice and however condescending an attitude you want. I've seen some great people tell this joke and really stretch out that conversation for nothing but the joy of the voice.)

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[-] [email protected] 10 points 7 months ago

I wish I could hear Norm Macdonald narrate this one

[-] lemmyAtom 4 points 7 months ago

I feel that way about many things.

[-] NeoNachtwaechter 5 points 7 months ago

There should be a special category for these jokes that become rather funny only after having a good amount of alcohol...

[-] Transcendant 3 points 7 months ago

We could call them a 'NeoNachtwaechter' (sorry sorry sorry sorry)

[-] [email protected] 5 points 7 months ago

I used to hear this joke with a cat or horse instead of duck, being a programmer rather than a roofer. Anyway, funny!

[-] lemmyAtom 2 points 7 months ago

Only ever heard of it with a duck but I think a cat could be great! I'm telling it that way next time in person!

this post was submitted on 19 Oct 2023
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