We can use any number of adjectives to describe our ancestors: innovative, dumb, horny, prude, violent, enlightened, close-minded, dead.

One thing they rarely get credit for is being humorous. Because, as you're about to find out, those sexless, orgy-proned, warring, eggheads could actually be really funny.

Entry by Scott Laffey

A MISOGYNIST PAID HIS LAST RESPECTS AT THE TOMB OF HIS DEAD WIFE. WHEN SOMEONE ASKED HIM, WHO HAS GONE TO REST? HE REPLIED: ME, NOW THAT I'M ALONE.

Entry by Comunacho

The Roman poet Martial (c. AD 40- C. AD 103) writes about an awful dinner he attended. The host Zoilus insults his guests and feeds them scraps, leavi

Entry by Girz

LIGHTINGI FARTS FUNNY AS FAR BACK AS THE 18TH CENTURY: I'th' nt'rim. fond of mischief telling, The rainbow-goddess flies to Helen: Most modern farts I

Entry by Scott Laffey

IN LYSISTRATA BY ARISTOPHANES, THE WOMEN OF GREECE GO ON A SEX STRIKE TO FORCE THE MEN TO END THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR. THE TITULAR CHARACTER MUST TRY TO

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