Composer: “Well hello there! If it isn’t my old friend, the poet. How’s your literary career progressing?”

Poet: “It couldn’t be better! My poems are now read by twice as many people as when I first started.”

Composer: “Well, mazel too! I didn’t know you’d gotten married!”


From The Encyclopedia of Jewish Humor from Biblical Times to the Modern Age, compiled and edited by Henry D. Spalding.


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