Jumbo Joke is a free service of This is True, featuring bizarre-but-true news items from the world's press. Check the site for archives and free subscriptions.

Category: Retired life

October 20, 2014

Thoughts on Aging

I've sure gotten old! I've had two bypass surgeries, a hip replacement, new knees. Fought prostate cancer and diabetes. I'm half blind, can't hear anything quieter than a jet engine, take 40 different medications that make me dizzy, winded, and subject to blackouts. Have bouts with dementia. Have poor circulation; hardly feel my hands and feet anymore. Can't remember if I'm 85 or 92. Have lost all my friends.

Continue reading "Thoughts on Aging"

Category: Marriage & Medical

October 16, 2014

An Unfortunate Diagnosis

A woman accompanied her husband to the doctor's office. After the checkup, the doctor took the wife aside and said, "Your husband is suffering from severe, long-term stress and it's affecting his cardiovascular system. He's a good candidate for either a heart attack or a stroke. If you don't do the following four things, your husband will surely die."

Continue reading "An Unfortunate Diagnosis"

Category: Religion

October 13, 2014

Interagency Cleared Version of the Lord's Prayer

What you might expect if the U.S. government continues to dabble in religion -- yet continues to satisfy political correctness.

Take a deep breath before you continue:

Continue reading "Interagency Cleared Version of the Lord's Prayer"


For more see the list of Recent Entries to the right, the search box in the upper right for category or keyword searches, or click for a Random Joke in our archive.