Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:57:53 PM
That's the point. It is anti comedy. The humor lies more in the telling of the joke than the punchline which is more like an ending really than a punchline. It is a joke that dates back to old vaudeville days. Among comedians it is truly a test to successfully tell this joke on stage. It is never the same twice and comedians try to top each other when telling it.