You Had to be There

Oops, we did it again except it’s not oops because we sat together at a coffee shop and annoyed the other people at the community table (who the h came up with that concept at coffee shops BY THE WAY) with our musings of how to transform this idiom into something funny. Something 8Xs funny. Here is our masterpiece. JK. Sorta. But it IS a good example of the subtleties of humorous tone of voice. We’re so subtle and breezy!

Vanilla Platitude: Money is the root of all evil.

FUNNIER >>> Playful: Money is the root of all evils of splitting the group dinner check. Wordplay: Monday is the root of all evil. Clever + Witty: If money’s the root of all evil, I’ll see you in hell. Unfiltered: “Money is the root of all evil.” —Art History majors Sarcasm: Money is the root of all evil, wait sorry we spelled fun wrong. Authoritative: Funny is the root of all people. (*Cough, humor marketing plug.*) Savage + Edgy: Money is the root of all evil, just ask my divorce attorney. PG-13: Money is the root of all worthwhile porn sites.