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June 6, 2007

Graphic design joke

If you work with graphic designers or are one yourself you'll probably be interested in the only joke about graphic design that I know of. [via Posterwire] Pay attention:

Q: How many graphic designers does it take to change a light bulb?

A: Does it have to be a light bulb?

Our profession doesn't seem to be very fertile for making jokes about, don't you think? I have no clue why is that or whether it's a good thing or not. Are we a solemn species of unsmiling fellows?

No, not exactly — we're downright hysterically funny — but you have to admit that graphic design humor may be a little cryptic for the average outsider:

[Composed and performed by Burn Back; via SpeakUp]

Everybody has a corpus of jokes — everybody! — from Auditors to Zookeepers. Somebody explain this to me, are we — the oh, so magnificent graphic designers — so goddamn uninspiring?

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