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  • noun slang A lame, embarassing or unfunny joke told by someone's father.


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  • Dad jokes are usually not very funny to begin with, but you laugh anyway because he is so proud of coming up with it. Then, because it is *so* funny, it gets told way past its expiration date...

    My dad loved this little wooden disc painted with the word "tuit". Someone gave it to him for Christmas and he was thrilled that he'd finally gotten a round tuit.

    Also - horrible puns & spoonerisms involving otters and terns. Some long drawn-out story about the beach and rocks and biblical justice with the punchline "leave no tern unstoned."

    May 24, 2007

  • Yes! And in my case, you'd have to wait for the punchline until Dad can stop laughing long enough to say it.

    May 24, 2007

  • Aww, I thought you meant jokes about Dad. I guess my dad's humor was always unintentional.

    May 24, 2007

  • I think that qualifies, U. The best jokes about *my* dad always come from him anyway. ;-)

    My father's "bad game of goodminton" joke is in that same category, trivet.

    May 25, 2007

  • Yeah! A round tuit...I can really get intuit!

    May 25, 2007

  • Is this the jocular equivalent of "dad dancing"?

    October 2, 2007

  • Ooh! SoG, please explain! You mean your dad actually dances?

    October 2, 2007