This is my favourite joke and the only one I ever tell……..and it never fails to make me laugh. I didn’t think it up but I remember that it was Maureen Uzzell from Swansea who first told me it. Stewart Lee has revealed that many comedians don’t write their own jokes – naming Frankie Boyle as one. I never thought they did write their own jokes but I do like the reasons advanced by one of the top comic agencies:
Bruce Dessau, founder of the comedy website beyondthejoke.co.uk, said many modern comics did not have time to write all their own jokes. “If you are on tour or TV all the time how do you find the material?” he said.