Indonesian Jokes Aren't Funny

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Unknown 0 Comments

Two days ago, a friend sent me a text, telling me that she met a woman who looks similar to me. She also added: "Maybe because I miss your jokes. The only different from you and the woman is just the nose"....and she ended the text with

To be honest, I don't see the jokes in her text - instead, I was thinking: "What is she trying to joke about?"

Anyway, that's not the only experience I had with Indonesian jokes. Every so often I find their jokes are over-jokes. 

So what happened next if the jokes out-fix?  it could become offended, right?

The thing is many Indonesian people don't really know how to joke. Here is one of recent black humour from Indonesia.

I have no idea what inside the maker of this 'black-ads'. How can you make a joke from the very tragic accident which just happened not even 24 hours yet?!

People are indeed mentally ill when they think they can make a joke in the name of other people tragic life!

DBLN, 16.15-250112

"I have nothing to declare except my genius"


Nice saying shows your character but that doesn't mean you can criticize. You can still do both in nice and polite way.

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