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Fun for Bookworms

Here\'s a place where we librarians can have some fun, Fun for Bookworms, a compilation of librarian jokes put together by Linda Kay, it\'s even broken down by category.

And much more!

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A Librarian\'s Alphabet

A Librarian\'s Alphabet is a fun little list of what letters go with what in the LIS world, by Denise Plourde.

\"
A is for Access, a large part of our creed.
Z is for Libraries. (In LC classification!)
\"

It goes from A to Z, though L is for Library instead of LISNews.

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World\'s Funniest Joke Revealed

Yahoo! Tells Me The British Association for the Advancement of Science has unveiled The world\'s funniest joke after an experiment lasting three months.

It\'s not a librarian joke, but a Sherlock Holmes joke instead.

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The Librarians starring Burt Reynolds and Amaury Nolasco as G-Man

Upon reading today\'s article on the stereotype of librarians in movies I was inspired to search the Internet Movie Database for \"librarian.\" \"The Librarians\" was the only resulting title. Nothing screams librarian like Burt Reynolds and a character named \"G-Man,\" if you ask me.

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So, You want to be a librarian?!

So, You want to be a librarian?! is a funny poem by Ralph Sanderson, it begins...

\"So, you want to be a librarian,
And manage lots of books?
Just go and tell your friends that
And imagine all the looks\"

Read it!

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Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation

I first saw the Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation at LITA, Karen Schneider used it as part of the closing session, and Mefi just reminded me that I\'ve never posted a link here.

Be Sure To Read the The Making of the Gettysburg PowerPoint Presentation as well, it may not be as funny if you don\'t.

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ALA\'s Search Engine Stoned on Oak Leaf/Marijuana Hybrid

If you\'ve used the search engine found on the ALA\'s site, then you know it is almost worthless. Now we know why.

Click here to go to the homepage for the Alkaline search engine.

Why the ALA would settle for this product, who knows? Read on for evidence...

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A Daring Expose on Harry Potter Fans

Children, Creepy Middle-Aged Weirdoes Caught Up in Harry Potter Craze from The Onion

HOLLYWOOD, CA—Harry Potter And The Sorcerer\'s Stone, the hit film about an orphaned boy and his pals at Hogwarts School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry, continues to break box-office records, casting its magic spell over children and creepy middle-aged weirdos alike.

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Python\'s Gorilla Librarian

montypython.net has A Transcript of the \"Gorilla Librarian\" bit that Monty Python did long ago.

\"Chairman: Now could you tell us roughly why you want to become a librarian?

Gorilla: Er, well, I\'ve had a certain amount of experience running a library at school.\"

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I am the Very Model of Computerized Librarian

I am the Very Model of Computerized Librarian, Lyrics by Diane M. O’Keefe, M.S.L.S.
Based on the song \"I Am The Very Model of a Modern Major-General\" from Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance.

\"I am the very model of computerized Librarian,
I seek out information zoologic to agrarian,
I know each subject that is found in an encyclopedia...\"

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