Watch Your Language: Young Children Unprepared for 'Snark' Attack

Little kids are just so ... literal. Credit: Getty Images
A Republican walks into a bar in Idaho with a frog on his head. Bartender says, "Where'd you get that?" The frog responds, "This is Idaho. They're everywhere." Tap. Tap. Is this thing o...
Children can't take sarcasm because they're too little. What's your excuse?

Avoiding tweener sarcasm

Sarcasm and pre-teens. The two seem to go together like Mills and McCartney. More and more often these days I hear about some mouthy kid telling off his or her mom or dad...and the child isn't even thirteen years old. I remember when I was a kid--...

David Letterman's kid doesn't get his jokes

David Letterman keeps his personal life pretty quiet. He's a famous guy with a longtime girlfriend and a child, but you never really hear about them. But leave it to Oprah Winfrey to get him to open up a little about his life, including his role as d...

Take the 'no complaining' challenge

Last week, I saw this article in my local paper about a pastor in Kansas City, Missouri who asked his flock to swear off complaining for three weeks. No criticizing, gossiping or use of sarcasm for 21 days. Since then, his no-complaining campaign has...


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