Why do cemeteries have fences around

Because people are dying to get in.
A man was sitting in the electric

chair. The executioner said, "Look, I'm sorry but I'm going to have to

throw the switch in a minute."
The man said, "Do me a favor and
throw it out the window!"
Question: What
did the dead raccoon
say in his will?
Answer: "Leave it to Beaver."
Phoning the florist to order some

flowers for her lover's funeral, woman was caught off guard when asked

what message she wanted on the card. "Message?" she sputtered.

"Well, I guess, 'You will be missed."' Visiting the funeral home, she
pleased that her floral tribute had arrived but mortified that
the card
had her exact words: "I guess you will be missed."
This elderly Newfoundland
is on his deathbed and summons his 3 sons to his bedside. "Well

boys, the time is near, and when I pass I'd like to be buried at

sea." So the boys agreed. A few days after his passing, the local front

page read, "Local Fishermen Were Shocked Today When Their Nets Brought
Patrick McRay in a Coffin, 3 Shovels and the Bodies of His Three

Sons... Funeral arrangements haven't yet been made, however, it is
all wished to be buried at sea."
An English guy was very ill and his son

went to visit him in the hospital. Suddenly, the father began to

breathe heavily and grabbed the pen and pad by the bed. With his last
of strength he wrote a note, dropped it, and died.

The son was so overcome with grief that he didn't remember slipping

the note into his pocket. At the funeral, he reached into the pocket of

his coat and immediately felt the note. He excitedly read it
thinking it
might be something he could recite during the service. It

A man is fibbing
away about how
great things are in his country. Finally, he starts
describing the
tall buildings in his country.

"There is a building so tall, it
took my friend Alex 72 hours to fall
off it!"

"Oh, my God!"
says his friend. "Surely he must have died!"

"Of course. He was
without food or water for 3 days!"
Teacher: What can you tell me about the
Dead Sea?
Pupil: Dead ?, I didn't even know he was sick !
A chap went up to the counter in the
and said, "Have you got any books about committing

The librarian said, "Yes. Take a look over there, somewhere on
middle shelf."

The chap came back a few moments later and
said, "I can't find any at

The librarian replied,
"Yes, it's awful. They never bring 'em
"Do you
believe in life after
death?" the boss asked one of his employees.

"Yes, Sir," the new
employee replied.

"Well, then, that makes everything just fine,"
the boss went on.
"After you left early yesterday to go to your
grandmother's funeral, she
stopped in to see you."
A dying man smells his favorite oatmeal

raisin cookies cooking downstairs. It takes all the strength he has

left but he gets up from the bed and crawls down the stairs. He
sees the
cookies cooling on the counter and staggers over to them. As
he reaches
for one, his wife's wrinkled hand reaches out, smacks
his and she
"No, you can't have those! They're for the
There was a great loss today in the
entertainment world. The
man who wrote the song "Hokey Pokey" died.
What was really horrible is
that they had trouble keeping the body in
the casket.

They put his left leg in....

Well, you know
the rest.
Three weeks after her wedding
Joanna called her minister. "Reverend," she wailed, "John and I
a DREADFUL fight!"
"Calm down, my child," said the minister, "it's
not half as bad as
you think it is. Every marriage has to have its
first fight!"
"I know, I know!" said Joanna, "but what am I going
to do with the
Q: What is the
definition of
A: When you stop paying taxes suddenly.
Waiter, there's a fly in my soup

Yes, it's the rotting meat that attracts them !
What are you doing?
I'm trying to
call Washington!
Oh, haven't you heard? He's dead!
Why was George Washington buried at
Mount Vernon ?
Because he was dead !
When a knight in armour was killed in
battle, what sign did they put on
his grave ?
Rust in peace !
Why did the cowboy
die with his
boots on ?
Because he didn't want to stub his toe when he kicked the
What is posthumous work ?
written by someone after they are dead !