Wiz Funny - NOT Meant to Upset Anyone

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by susiestar, Mar 30, 2018.

  1. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    I saw Wiz earlier today at the store. As he left me at my car, he almost made me spit water all over the car. He didn't tell me to "Have a Happy Easter!"

    He told me to "Have a Happy Zombie Jesus Day!"

    I grew up Catholic and that NEVER occurred to any of us. Which rather surprises me, considering I went to 6 years of Catholic school.

    I wonder why this never occurred to us?
  2. Nomad

    Nomad Well-Known Member

    I suppose it was meant to be silly/ funny, but if you are religious, a church goer or if this is your personal belief...it seems unkind and disrespectful to me. If he felt confident that it wouldn’t bother you , then I guess it’s not a big deal (that he said this to you).

    But, as a rule of thumb, it’s usually not wise to make jokes about someone’s faith. What is funny to one person, might be very upsetting to another.
  3. Lil

    Lil Well-Known Member

    My kid said that more than once to us. I didn't mind, as it was joking and we're big Walking Dead fans.

    Our son claims to be an atheist. Maybe he really is or maybe he's just searching. I told him long ago that as long as he were respectful, as in no making fun of others for being believers, that was his choice.

    As a total side note I read a short horror story once about Lazarus that had a zombie theme. Can't remember the name or author though. It was pretty good - mostly he was annoyed at having been risen and then left as a zombie.
  4. Copabanana

    Copabanana Well-Known Member

    I think it is hilarious. At first I did not get it. It felt sacriligious. But then? Audacious. Brilliant. But I am not a Christian. As long as it is within the family, what is the harm?
  5. AnnieO

    AnnieO Shooting from the Hip

    I was trying to explain why we celebrate Easter to Rose last night, and I realized that it did, indeed, sound like Christ was a zombie... Fortunately she didn't seem to make the connection.
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