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First, the music. Pandora introduced me back to an old friend, Ricky Lee Jones. It has been too long. An old Kinks song thrown in just because.
I found a large number of websites advertised as tobacco humor or cigarette jokes or smoking jokes etc. After searching most of them, I concluded that none of them are very good. I picked out the best jokes from these pages and after reading them here, I think you will agree with me.
You might ask "Why, if these are not very good are you publishing them anyway?" A good question I will answer, stalling for time............
First, I think that this information is very important. If I can save one diarist from making the same mistake that I have, my efforts will prove to be worthwhile.
Second, it is now almost 7:00 PM Sunday night and I have absolutely nothing else.
I hope everybody had a good Easter.
Having smoking sections in restaurants is like having urinating and
non-urinating sections in public swimming pools.
Executive Director Canadian Non-Smokers Rights Association
What is a cigarette? A pinch of tobacco rolled in paper with fire at one end and a fool on the other.
So you've probably seen the headline by now regarding the study
linking smoking and colon cancer.
Somehow I can't help but thinking they're blowing smoke up my ass.
Heavenly Father, hear my plea,
and grant my lungs serenity.
Give me strength to kick the smoking
that's been causing all my choking.
Let my breath be fresh and clean
without a trace of nicotine.
Guide me by your holy means
past all those cigarette machines.
I ask your help and it's no wonder
'cause if I don't guit, I'm six feet under.
The Giant Cigarette Lighter
A guy walks into a bar, sits down next to another guy and immediately notices the guy has a very large Bic cigarette lighter.
The first guy says "Wow, that's a huge lighter...where did you get it?"
The guy replies "A genie from this bottle granted me one wish."
"Great, can I try it?"
The first guy rubs the bottle and the genie appears. "You are granted one wish" says the genie.
The guy says, "I want a million bucks!"
"Done" says the genie and disappears.
A few minutes go by and suddenly the bar door swings open and pouring in come ducks. Thousands and thousands of ducks falling all over each other through the bar door.
"I can't believe this," says the guy who had just placed his wish, "I asked for a million bucks, not a million ducks!"
The second guy then says, "Do you really think I wished for a 12 inch Bic?"
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