I. My Father Told Me a Joke
So this Buddhist goes up to a hot dog cart. He says to the vendor, "Make me one with everything."
II. I Told My Buddy Who's a Buddhist Abbot My Dad's Joke, and He Responded
The Buddhist hands the vendor a $10 bill, and the vendor just hands over the hot dog.
The Buddhist asks, "Where's my change?"
The vendor answers, "Change comes from within."
III. I Ran Into My Friend in a Parking Lot
michael5000 runs into a friend in a parking lot; she has her two year old boy with her. They talk.
Friend: We were really sorry to hear about Yoyo. I know how much she meant to you.
michael5000: Oh, thanks. We miss her.
Two year old boy: What happened to his cat?
Friend: Oh. Well, um, remember how we were talking about how people and animals die?
Two year old boy: [distracted]
Friend: So what happened was, his cat died, and so now she's up in kitty heaven.
Two year old boy: [giggles]
This post inspired in part by Chance's recent collections of Zen koans. Readers are advised that Chance's koans include adult content, such as the word "fuck."