ARTICLES RELATING TO HUMOUR

Chicken Licken’s ‘Big John’ ad has been banned as ‘triggering’ on colonialism

2018-12-18 09:11

Colonialism is too sensitive a subject to turn on its head and humorously show a young black South African discovering Europe, the Advertising Regulatory Board says.

On pancreatic cancer and other laughable matters

2018-06-27 12:35

I firmly believe that humour allows us to hold the mirror a little closer to ourselves and assists us in dealing with difficulties that would otherwise just seem to be too big to handle, writes Howard Feldman.

WATCH: This dancing SA traffic cop will make your day!

2017-03-14 09:32

A South African female traffic officer has put a smile on our faces and many other motorists following a video of her dancing while directing traffic went viral.

What Hlaudi is not saying

2016-09-30 21:24

Hlaudi Motsoeneng, former acting COO and current group executive of corporate affairs at the SABC, refers to himself in the third person and gives himself compliments as often as he can. A behavioural psychologist gives her diagnosis.

Funniest CVs ever

2016-05-03 00:00

“Good day. My name is Pablo Mustafa. I am a former painting assistant to Jesus Christ and Takashi Murakami.”

When movies get a pornographic makeover

2015-04-14 15:27

Because where there’s a blockbuster movie, you’ll be sure to find its pornographic doppelganger, says Paige Nick.

Google Dads- the hottest new social network?

2014-11-20 11:18

A social network just for dads would be awesome (if only it existed).

Bouncing dog vs. bouncing baby! [Video]

2014-11-07 13:42

Nothing’s as much fun as a good bounce as these two friends discover.

8 things you’d never thought you’d say as a parent

2014-09-09 10:14

Ever caught yourself saying something bizarre to your kids? These parents have.

Let me tell you where you can stick your unsolicited advice

2014-07-31 12:29

Sometimes advice is valuable. Other times... It's really not. Know when to keep your unsolicited advice to yourself.

 

17 jokes that only smart people will really appreciate

2018-07-09 08:10

Time to test your knowledge, and don't worry, there's an explanation if you don't get it.

Ditch the mental spreadsheet – use philosophy and humour to enhance thinking

2017-10-27 11:55

Dr Morne Mostert, director of the Institute for Futures Research at Stellenbosch University, reviews Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein’s ‘Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar’.

Traffic Santa gift wraps speed cameras

2016-12-27 13:01

Traffic cameras in the south of Johannesburg have undergone a glitzy Christmas makeover, after someone mysteriously covered them up as a festive gift for disgruntled motorists.

Is it Just Me or is Everything Kak? The Zuma Years

2016-06-10 16:04

A laugh-out-loud read that celebrates the best and worst of South Africa.

"Dad, that's so lame!"

2015-09-08 13:30

No one loves a dad joke more than a dad.

Kid shaves head instead of combing hair

2014-12-11 09:30

Small boy mistakes clippers for comb with predictably hilarious results.

Kids react to old cameras

2014-11-11 11:19

Hilarious response to film cameras from baffled children.

9 crimes parents commit on social media

2014-09-18 08:45

Tamsin is driven batty by parents who abuse social media. Are you one of them?

Well, I guess I am not an attractive girl!

2014-08-01 10:58

This brilliant response to a sexist list of things that are supposed to make girls attractive had us in stitches.

5 delicious true confessions

2014-06-30 11:03

Parent24 collects some riveting true confessions from parents and teachers.

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