National tell a joke day, is Today it falls on August 16th every year, so it's the perfect day to share your favorite jokes with friends, family, or even co-workers, make sure everyone around you laughs and giggles, they say laugher is the best medicine, no one really knows where the history of the day comes from, but it is celebrated in regions all around the world. Be sure to keep jokes appropriate for the right setting, we don't need Karen from the sales department going to HR because she's offended!
According to the research of Dr. Paul McDonal of Wolverhampton University, a fart joke from ancient Sumer is believed to be the world’s oldest known joke. Meanwhile, Britain’s oldest joke is a 1,000-year-old double-entendre that can be found in the Codex Exoniensis.
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