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International Joke Day

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About International Joke Day

When is International Joke Day? This holiday is always celebrated on July 1

The world would be a better place if only people would laugh more often. We should start and end each day with a good laugh. Today is International Joke Day, a very funny day. This July 1 holiday is destined to be a real belly laughter.

There are plenty of problems, trouble, and unhappiness in the world. Dontcha think the world would be a far better place if we’d all just chill out a little, and laugh a whole lot more!? ‘Ya never know. If people around the world get into the theme of the day, it just might be the start of something great.

Take the opportunity to get the jokes started today. Use the internet to spread funny jokes and stories. Pass them along to everyone on your email list. Hopefully, some of your email “buddies” live outside of the U.S. By sending jokes to them, you’ve helped to get the ball rolling to make this a truly international experience.

How to Celebrate and Participate in International Joke Day

There are many things you can do to celebrate this holiday. Here are a few ideas:

  • Be a jokester. 
  • Buy a book of jokes and humor.
  • Try to say something funny to everyone you see today.
  • Go to a comic club.
  • Read the funnies online or in the local newspaper.
  • Tell jokes in good taste and NOT at the expense of anyone.
  • Go to a comedy movie at the theater. Don’t forget the popcorn.
  • Attach puns at the bottom of your emails and texts.

Today's Quote

“You know what I love most about baseball? The pine tar, the resin, the grass, the dirt. And, that’s just in the hot dogs.” – – David Letterman

History and Origin of International Joke Day

Wayne Reinagel created this special day in 1994. Wayne wrote us and said, “I made this day July 1, because the year was officially half over and I then used it to promote my joke books”.

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