Around the school gates

21 Feb

‘…well, I’d better get home and start work’.

‘But I heard you’re a comedian…aren’t you a comedian…your boy told my girl that you’re a comedian’.

Three things:

1. Not sure that a few five minute spots here and there defines me as a comedian.

2. Writing jokes is hard work. No, really. It is.

3. Do kids not say the darndest things?

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4 Responses to “Around the school gates”

  1. drew February 21, 2008 at 2:03 pm #

    I wrote a joke once (just an aside, not a whole bit) and I think I pulled a synapse.

  2. Mikhela February 21, 2008 at 8:47 pm #

    A friend of mine asked me to proofread her book and I changed a preposition. It was published!

    But yes, definitely you’re a comedian. What would you say, in response to ‘what do you do?’ otherwise?

  3. river February 23, 2008 at 6:59 pm #

    Funny how people think that being funny isn’t hard work.

  4. blue milk March 2, 2008 at 10:04 pm #

    Wow, I can’t believe I know (even on-line) an actual comedian. Wow.

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