Pretty Good Jokes

Geographic Jokes
A redneck farmer from the backwoods of Georgia walked twelve miles, one way, to the general store. "Heya, Wilber," said Sam, the store owner. "Tell me, are you and Nadine still making fire up there by striking flint into dry grass?" "You betcha, Sam. Ain't no other way." Why?" "Got somethin' to show ya." Somethin' to make fire. It's called a match." "Match?" "Never heard tell of such a thing." "Watch me,if you want a fire, you just do this,"says Sam, taking a match and striking it on his pants. "Huh! Well, that's somethin',but that ain't for me, Sam." "Well, why not?" "I cain't be walking twelve miles to borrow your pants every time I want a fire."


—Charlie Kenyon, Freeland, MI, Michigan

Submit a Joke!

* indicates required field

*
*
*
*
*
*
 





 



 

Note: Children under the age of 13 must have a parent or guardian's consent before submitting a joke.

THE FINE PRINT: All submitted jokes are reviewed by A Prairie Home Companion staff, may be edited for length, clarity, or content and may be posted on other American Public Media Web sites. For further information, please consult our Terms of Use.

 

More from the Show

Upcoming Shows

July 4-6: St. Paul, MN

TICKETS AVAILABLE »

A Prairie Home Companion's 40th Anniversary Celebration

August 29: Minnesota State Fair, Falcon Heights, MN

TICKETS AVAILABLE »

With Special Guest: Aoife O'Donovan

Browse Jokes

Like the Joke Show?
How About Even More Jokes?

This 2-CD collection brings you the best jokes and sketches featured on four recent editions (11/6/2004, 2/3/2007, 3/8/2008 & 11/1/2008). Joining Garrison Keillor in the laughs are Sue Scott, Tim Russell, Tom Keith along with special guests.

More Info»
Subscribe to the weekly Prairie Home Companion newsletter for a preview of each week's show, audio highlights, recent columns and more
A Prairie Home Companion on Facebook
A Prairie Home Companion on Twitter
American Public Media © |   Terms and Conditions   |   Privacy Policy