Re: Humor: pokemon of the bibical apocalypse!

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Fri Jan 05 2001 - 22:08:41 MST

> "Spike Jones" <> wrote:
> > "We all like sheep
> > Have gone astray..." etc. ...
> James Wetterau wrote: I believe you are thinking of "All we like
> sheep/Have gone astray"
> from Handel's "Messiah".

You are right, it was Handel.

> I'm fairly sure it would have been "All we like sheep", unless it
> was another aria altogether. The joker in your chorus would have had
> to transpose the first two words.

Huh, this is puzzling indeed. I remember it as We all. Oh well,
Ill hafta call him and ask. Hes a bigshot down at China Lake
Naval Weapons Center now. {8^D Either way, is it not
curious what odd things strike us as unbearably hilarious
under just the right conditions? And why is it that little kids
hit the old funnybone so easily, whereas we elders only very

For instance: my neices, ages 5 and 7 at the time, knew that
when someone is in trouble they are in the doghouse. They
have no dog, but they have a birdhouse that is being used
by a local squirrel. They refer to it as the chipmunk house.
One of them said to the other "You are in the chipmunk
house." Or rather meant to, but it came out "chipbunk
house." Those two laughed over that for about an hour.
I thought they were going to die laughing. Too bad we
elders cant get that tickled over anything. On the other
hand we have sex and they dont, so we can call it even. spike

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