Sorry, but so-called “racist” jokes are funny

There is a massive stench of hypocrisy in public life. We do and say things in private that we would castigate others for doing in public, possibly the best example of this being jokes about race. Nearly all of us will have told a so-called racist joke in private that we ‘wouldn’t get away with’ posting on social media. I’m not talking about Bernard Manning-type bigotry, but everyday one-liners like ‘Why are Asian people so rubbish at football? Because every time they get a corner, they build a shop.’

  • FactsWillOut

    The self-absorbed female “Asian” author forgot about sexist jokes.

    I think tampon manufacturers should put little bells on the string, that
    way you will get an early warning as she attacks you from behind with
    the rolling pin.

    • Ouch!

      • Justin St.Denis

        Funny AND innovative! I like it!

  • mauser 98

    sheesh…you scared the hell out of me… pic … thought Rickles passed away.
    …the best

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      Gilbert Gottfried is the heir apparent.
      And my favourite comedian.

      • Kell

        Robin Williams, George Carlin, the pre-1985 cast of SNL….ALL of the Stooges AND Lil Rascal!

  • Micky C.

    As a Scottish – Canadian I love hearing Scottish or hoser jokes.

    • Clausewitz

      Half Scot, half Irish, I got a million of ’em.

    • You won’t mind if I call you a Porridge Wog? (My father was from Leeds, that’s in England.)

    • So a Jew and a Scot are having dinner together. When the waitress comes with the cheque, the Scot says “och, aye, lad, I’ll pick up this bill!”

      Headline in next morning’s paper: Jewish ventriloquist found beaten to death in alley

  • ed

    an arab dwarf ran under a womens legs ,he got a clit round the ear, and a flap across the face

  • simus1

    Bumper sticker:

    “I am Chinese and I am a veRy good driver.” Combines several humourous facets.

    Why do they put up STOP signs in Newfoundland if no one obeys them?
    SDAL (Slow Down And Look) signs would be much more expensive custom work.

    (All the locals know what they mean.
    If you are from “away” don’t stop quickly at one.
    You might cause an accident.)

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  • andycanuck

    Is calling someone a “hockey puck” an anti-Canadian microaggression?

  • An Asian dude walks into a bar. “Pour me a jigger, nigger,” he says to the black bartender. “Come on, man,” the bartender responds, “that’s not cool.” The Asian ain’t havin’ it. “Oh, fuck off,” he says indignantly, motioning for his drink. The bartender continues, “No, seriously, how would you like it if you worked here and people spoke to you like that?” The Asian laughs and says, “I wouldn’t give a shit.” The bartender is getting angry now. “Oh, yeah?” he says. “Why don’t you put on this apron and try it?” The Asian says, “I’d love to,” and happily marches behind the bar where he dons the apron as the bartender heads outside to return as a patron. Immediately after, the black bartender struts into the bar exactly as his friend just did and cheerily calls out, “Pour me a drink, Chink!” The Asian bartender has his head down as he scrubs the counter with a bar towel. “Ahem,” the black bartender says, raising his voice, “I said, pour me a drink, Chink!” The Asian appears surprised as he looks up. “Oh, sorry. We don’t serve niggers in here.”

    • Kell

      How do you keep a ‘n’ out of your back yard?
      A. hang one in the front!
      My all time most favorite race joke and anything Scot or Irish, I cannot be offended!

      • Minicapt

        A race joke is the last horse bet on by Andy Capp.


  • Ford Prefect

    What I like about Russell Peters is how he makes the pc crowds look stupid. He mocks everyone and they can do nothing. To rub it in more his parents were Christians. Oh! The humanity.

  • Alain

    Not the best at remember jokes, even good ones but will give it a try.

    When you see a couple of lesbos, how do you tell which one is the dyke? Look for the one who kickstarts the vibrator.

  • Pavelina

    I’ve never told a “racist” joke in private or in public.

    • Clausewitz

      Well aren’t you special. In the words of John Riggins to Madeline Aldbrigheit, “Lighten up baby”.

      • Pavelina

        Well — what can I say? I haven’t! Everybody’s different. Live with it.