For Sadje’s What Do You See? prompt!




Did you know, on average we laugh seventeen times a day? I do that in an hour!  Anyway, I decided to look a little deeper into this laughter malarkey.

Laughter is, ahem, ‘a rhythmic, vocalized, expiratory and involuntary action’.

It’s said to be the best medicine, lowering blood pressure and oxygenating the blood.  It gets rid of those pesky stress hormones too.

And how about this?  Laughing 100 times is equal to 10 minutes on a rowing machine or 15 minutes on an exercise bike.

Some people are not particularly musical but we all have a natural rhythm.  Listen to anyone laugh.  It’s always as rhythmic as a drum beat.

Lecture over!


A little old man was sitting on a park bench, quietly chuckling to himself.

A lady sat down next to him. “I can’t help but notice how contented you seem,” she said. “What’s your secret for a long and happy life?”

“Three packs of cigarettes a day,” he said, “a case of whisky a week, and lots of fatty food.”

“That’s amazing,” the woman said. “How old are you?’

“Twenty-six,” he said.

And if you laughed at that you just added 3.557 seconds to your life!






20 thoughts on “Hahahahaha!

  1. Sadje Jan 31, 2022 / 15:08

    Thanks for the laughs. Great take on the prompt! Thanks for joining in

    Liked by 1 person

  2. ladysighs Jan 31, 2022 / 18:39

    I like hearing an author present his/her work. It makes what’s funny funnier or what’s sad sadder.

    (Or in my presentations …. what’s boring more boring … 😦 )
    I thought I was following you, but you hadn’t been appearing in my Reader list. Fixed it!


    • Keith's Ramblings Feb 3, 2022 / 17:27

      I only started recording stuff recently after listening to others’. I think it’s worth the effort. Your stuff is far from boring!

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Bardie Arborist Feb 1, 2022 / 04:37

    Simple, refreshing, and educational! A delightful post to read.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Natasha Feb 1, 2022 / 06:38

    This was what epic stuff are made of. Still laughing out loud. :-)))

    And all that information on laughter was the cherry on the cake.

    Keep them coming and I love the narration. So glad to see you plug it in all your posts now.

    Have a great week, my dear friend. 🙂


      • Natasha Feb 4, 2022 / 07:34

        As does your writing. Thank you. Happy weekend vibes. ❤


  5. hilarymb Feb 1, 2022 / 16:55

    Hi Keith – well done … and obviously I need to get some Tom and Jerry clips up for a good laugh … I so often smile – and do laugh a lot when I’m out and about … and I’m particularly happy about the amount of exercise we get when laughing … both are good to go though! Cheers Hilary


    • Keith's Ramblings Feb 3, 2022 / 17:40

      My Granny used to say ‘you’d laugh to see a pudding crawl’! To this day I don’t get it!


  6. Chris Hall Feb 5, 2022 / 14:08

    Thanks for the joke, Keith. I feel better already! 🙂


  7. parikhit Feb 7, 2022 / 11:37

    I had 3 minutes! I laughed for ten minutes. 😀


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