Middle Eastern humour

I have not posted in a while – why add to the oodles of written words when there is not much to add, and everyone is already saying what I think?
But this series of jokes, which I got off an anonymous comment by Max on www.israpundit.com was just too funny
Q: How many Iranians does it take to change a light bulb?
A: One hundred – One to screw it in and 99 to hold the house hostage.
Q: How many Ayatollahs does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Three. One to kidnap a child to do it, one to strap a suicide bomb to the light bulb and a third to blame Israel for th death of the child.
Q: How many terrorists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Twenty – one to do it and nineteen to develop a distraction.
Q: How many terrorists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Six. One to change the bulb, and 5 to take the credit when it explodes.
Q: How many terrorists does it take to change a light bulb?
A: Two: one to stage a suicide attack on the bulb and another to claim responsibility in phone call to the news media.
Q: How many members of the P.L.O. does it take to change a light bulb?
A: 45 – One to drive the car, four to shoot the president of Sylvania’s bodyguards, three to kidnap the president of Sylvania, five to think up the ransom demands, ten to paste up the ransom note, eight to cut little eye-holes in the cloth sacks, one to drive a truck with 2000 kilos of dynamite into the American embassy, one to claim responsibility for the bombing, and twelve to commandeer a building with working lights.
Q: How many Barack Obamas does it take to change a lightbulb?
Answer:
A: None. Barack simply hopes and the light bulb changes itself
Q. How many Palestinians does it take to change a light bulb?
A. None! They sit in the dark forever and blame the Jews for it!
Q: How many Palestinians does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: If you wait long enough, the Palestinians will manage to screw themselves.
Q: How many Palestinians does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: Even if you change it, they’ll never see the light.
Q: How many Palestinians does it take to screw in a light bulb?
A: None, the prison maintenance staff takes care of that.
Did you hear about the Broadway play, “The Palestinians”?
It bombed!
What did one Palestinian woman say to the other?
Does my bomb look big in this?

Guy Spier

Guy Spier

I’m a Zurich-based investor and the author of The Education of a Value Investor, which was published in 2014. Since 1997, I’ve managed a privately offered investment fund known as the Aquamarine Fund. In 2009, I moved from New York to Zurich, Switzerland, where I live with my wife Lory and our three children, Eva, Isaac and Sarah.
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