} An actual joke, eh? I haven't heard one of those for some time.
} According to my records, your brother is human, so we'll need a joke
} that appeals to the lowest common denominator. Zadoc, you're lower
} than most, what's your favourite joke?
} "What's brown and sticky? A Pooh stick!"
} Yes, thank you, Zadoc, for completely mis-remembering that joke. Any
} "Why did the chicken cross the road? Because it was practising
} Any chance of something that's actually funny?
} "When did the Chinese man go to the dentist? Half-past eight because
} his tooth really hurt and he managed to get an early appointment."
} I mean, well done on not using a racist punchline, but less well done
} on understanding the concept of actual humour. Please show yourself
} Zadoc turns around, but steps on a banana-skin that had been left
} there by Gerald, my pet chimpanzee. He slips out of the door, into a
} mop-bucket, and careens down the corridor, just missing two mime
} artists carrying a sheet of invisible glass. His journey only stops
} when his head smashes through a wall and appears in place of a
} moose-head trophy, which is about to be used in a game of darts.
} Is that good enough for your brother? If not please don't write in,
} I'm having all supplicants' email destroyed to prevent viral
} infection. I know email can't carry coronavirus, but it gets me some
} peace and quiet.
} You owe the Oracle some eggs, pasta, toilet roll, and chopped
} tomatoes. Oh, I've got plenty for myself, I'm just trying to set up an
} online delivery store.