ApLOL Fool: Let top comics put a smile on your face

ApLOL Fool: Let top comics put a smile on your face

Today, we celebrate tomfoolery the world over.

What better way to get in on the action than with a bunch of jokes from some of Singapore's top comics?

We challenged these funnymen and women to give us their best jokes - with the added challenge of not being able to use vulgarities or make racial or political jokes.

Though they are hard at work preparing for the onslaught of comic madness headed our way this month - the seventh season of local skit series The Noose premieres tonight on Channel 5 at 8.30pm, and the rest of April is chock-a-block with comedy shows and festivals - they happily, snarkily sent some zingers our way.

ALARIC TAY

He plays recurring character Xin Huahua, a newsreader from Chongqing, China, in The Noose.

Reporter: Where were you born, ma'am?

Sarong Party Girl: I wars born in Singapores.

Reporter: Which part?

SPG: Every parts of my bordy. If you know what I means?

MICHELLE CHONG

She returns to The Noose as much-loved characters Adrianna Wow, the over-the-top newsreader, and Filipino maid Leticia Bongnino.

A Nato soldier, standing guard in the rain with a 20kg pack on his back, says: "Life is hard."

A People's Liberation Army soldier, standing in the snow with a long march ahead, says: "Life is hard."

Boy-boy, a Singaporean army recruit taking his iPad out of the 15kg pack his maid Leticia is carrying, says: "No Wi-Fi? Life is hard!"

SCOTT MITCHELL

This 40-year-old Singapore permanent resident, originally from Scotland, only started performing comedy two years ago.

I love living in Singapore, it shares so many things with my Scottish homeland:

We share the same annual rainfall, although Singapore rain is warm and falls vertically. Scottish rain is cold and comes at you horizontally.

We have the same love of fried food and heart disease

In Scotland, people go "Oh Aye", in Singapore people say "Aiyoh" - same-sounding words, very different meaning

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