We've covered in the past a whole mess of stuff our ancestors beat us to. But at the very least, we're funnier, right? Those planks of the wood in the past were too busy dying or running from dinosaurs to have a sense of humor of things. Right?

Spoiler Alert: Wrong. As our readers are about to show you, it turns out our ancestors were a lot more original in the humor department than we are today.

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