A one-liner is a joke that is told in one line or sentence. Or else several phrases are strung together and spoken without a break. For example: My room is so small …
I closed the door and the doorknob was in bed with me.
the mice are hunchbacked.
when I turn around, I'm next door.
I put the key in the keyhole and broke the window.
I have to go outside to change my mind.
when I stand up I'm on the second floor.
the ceiling gets dusted whenever I comb my hair.
A mummy is an Egyptian who's pressed for time.
I saw a sign on the back of a truck: “Careful Passing. I Like to Chew Tobacco.”
I'm a terrible cook. All the gingerbread boys I make are nearsighted so I've started using contact raisins.
What do you get if you cross a hill with an electric stove?
A mountain range.
My mom went to the beauty salon and got a mud pack — for three days she looked great — then the mud fell off.
The standup comic Henny Youngman is called the King of the One-Liners. Rodney
Dangerfield and Steven Wright are also terrific one-line jokesters. Here's one of Wright's loopy one-liners: “I live on a one-way, dead-end street. I don't know how I got there.”