I’m ashamed to say that, after I read it at the Motley Fool, it took me fourteen hours to get this joke:
“My daughter asked me for some Nikes for her birthday.
I said: ‘You’re nine—you can make them yourself.'”
I’m proud to say that this one from Radio Two made me laugh instantly:
“Who led the Pedants’ Revolt?
I got the first one immediately. Thank God I was too lazy to struggle with the second one. I simply clicked your answer. I still didn’t get the joke. I did some googling. A couple of minutes later I laughed out loud. My wife, Cara, said “what’s so funny?” I said, “Do you have about five minutes for me to explain a joke to you that we Americans should be exempted from being expected to laugh at?” She said, “No.”