作者：沪江英语 来源：Quora 2021-02-15 00:00
What are the most profound jokes ever?
A young boy enters a barber shop and the barber whispers to his customer, "This is the dumbest kid in the world. Watch while I prove it to you."
The barber puts a dollar bill in one hand and two quarters in the other, then calls the boy over and asks, "Which do you want, son?" The boy takes the quarters and leaves.
"What did I tell you?" said the barber. "That kid never learns!"
Later, when the customer leaves, he sees the same young boy coming out of the ice cream store.
"Hey, son! May I ask you a question? Why did you take the quarters instead of the dollar bill?"
The boy licked his cone and replied,"Because the day I take the dollar, the game is over!"
Pessimist: Oh, this can't get any worse!
Optimist: Yes, it can!
Lawyer:To prove that my client was home alone, I would like to present my client's internet search history from that evening.
Client: I'd rather just confess to the murder.
The CIA receives a serious bomb threat to Air Force One. Taking no chances, they call in a senior partner from McKinsey. After much deliberation he hands over a bag and requests that it is always present on the plane. This, he says, would reduce the risk. This trick seems to work so the CIA decide to open the bag. They discover a bomb in his bag. The partner explains. "Statistics show that the probability of a bomb being on an airplane is 1/1000. However, the chance that there are two bombs on one plane is 1/1000000. So, plane is much safer..."