Betty Boop

List of things people take too seriously


Things that I’ve joked about that I now realize were in bad taste and yet I still haven’t learned to curb my tongue.1

  • Politics
  • Religion
  • Race
  • The lives of your children
  • Bomb jokes at the airport
  • Poison candy jokes during Halloween
  • Funerals
  • Trials by jury
  • Abortion
  • Homosexuality
  • Terrorism
  • Toothbrush privileges
  • Cheating
  • Sexual attraction to monkeys
  • The subprime mortgage lending crisis
  • Clowns
  • Wiping after every b.m.
  • The recently deceased
  • Crib death
  • Surgery
  • Larceny
  • Trust
  • Strokes
  • Brain damage
  • Learning disabilities
  • Pranks involving birth control
  • The phrase “I love you…
  • … but I’m not in love with you…
  • … dyke.”
  • Their life expectancy
  • Life savings
  • Saving lives
  • But not Lifesavers™, for some reason
  • Their social security card
  • Farm equipment
  • Drunk driving
  • Child endangerment
  • Child rearing
  • Inappropriate sexual innuendos
  1. The subtitle is meant to be a joke, it’s just far more true than it should be. And much more true than you’d think. []


  1. Came to your page through “30 days of thanks.” Loved imagining making jokes about some of the items on this list with the “wrong” people! Lol! Great avatar pict too 🙂 Good luck with all your 30 days projects this month!

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