My graduate advisee Zach Throckmorton has become really well-known for his anthropology-related jokes and puns. He’s sort of a Facebook phenomenon. Fresh off a stand-up comedy routine during the plenary session of this year’s American Association of Physical Anthropologists, he’s published a book of 101 “terrible physical anthropology jokes”:
Some of them really are groaners. For example, from page 6:
What part of the bone doesn't like anything?
The Aversion canal.
They may be just the remedy for that class full of students who won’t crack a smile.