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    Question WHERE IS THE HUMOR?

    Next week we will take a collection to defray the cost of the new carpet. All those wishing to do something on the new carpet should come forward and get a piece of paper.


    The above joke was quoted from web site,
    could you please tell me where the humor is?

    thank you in advance.

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    Re: WHERE IS THE HUMOR?

    "Do something" could mean to help pay for the carpet. It could also mean those who want to have sex on the carpet.

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    Re: WHERE IS THE HUMOR?

    Quote Originally Posted by tien-sung View Post
    Next week we will take a collection to defray the cost of the new carpet. All those wishing to do something on the new carpet should come forward and get a piece of paper.


    The above joke was quoted from web site,
    could you please tell me where the humor is?

    thank you in advance.

    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****


    (1) Thank you so much. It is hilarious (super funny).

    (2) It could mean something like:

    If you want to go to the restroom on the carpet, get a

    piece of (toilet) paper.

    (3) It should have said something like:

    If you wish to help with the cost of the carpet, come

    forward and fill out this form.

    We all love those sentences that you give us. Laughter is,

    indeed, good medicine.

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    Re: WHERE IS THE HUMOR?

    I also thought of despoiling the carpet, but didn't catch the "paper" angle.

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    Re: WHERE IS THE HUMOR?

    Quote Originally Posted by tien-sung View Post
    Next week we will take a collection to defray the cost of the new carpet. All those wishing to do something on the new carpet should come forward and get a piece of paper.


    The above joke was quoted from web site,
    could you please tell me where the humor is?

    thank you in advance.
    Cats and dogs 'do something on the carpet'. It means to go (to the toilet) on the carpet. Note the next line, "should get a piece of (toilet) paper".

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    Question Re: WHERE IS THE HUMOR?

    Can we say do something FOR here?

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    Re: WHERE IS THE HUMOR?

    Quote Originally Posted by tien-sung View Post
    Can we say do something FOR here?
    Do you mean 'do something for (someone)'?

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