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Just humor me for a moment | Chuck's World


Last updated 9/11/2020 at 11:41am

My grandson is nearly 7 years old, a remarkable child in many ways, bright and curious, but also very much a normal kid. By which I mean he’s discovered puns, right on time.

I’m happy to oblige, to spend some grandpa hours researching dumb jokes online so I can share them long distance. I find it comforting that in this bizarre and disturbing time, there’s still a thriving market for knock-knock jokes.

He’s even willing to indulge clever wordplay that he doesn’t quite get, an underlying appreciation of the form even without context. He’s always been fascinated by science, for e...

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