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I've spent an hour and a half now trying to explain "sunk cost fallacy" to my son

He's no nearer understanding it than when we started, and it's giving me a serious headache.

But if I quit now I'll have had all this for nothing!

I bought a book on the sunk cost fallacy.

It's not very good but I'm halfway through, so I thought I might as well finish it.

Listen, all I'm saying is the gambler's fallacy has been right every time so far.

It has to be wrong sooner or later!

Today I realized that I didn’t understand what “sunk cost fallacy” meant all my life.

Oh well, too late to do anything about it now.

People always say I fall for the slippery slope fallacy...

What’s next? Schizophrenia? Psychosis ?

I tried to explain Sunk Cost Fallacy to my father.

He stopped paying attention mid-way through but I had gotten that far so I finished my explanation anyway.

I was on my way to give a lecture...

I was on my way to give a lecture regarding my recently learning about various topics such as The Baader-Meinhof Phenomenon and the Sunk Cost Fallacy when a gorgeous young woman drove up beside me and told me that she'd just turned 21 and wanted to show me a good time. I thought to myself that this ...

Coin flip

One day, Bob came home from school and proudly told his father, “My teacher taught us about the probability of a coin flip today! A coin will land on heads 50% of the time all the time!”

Bob’s father: That’s... not quite how it works.

Bob: Nuh-uh! My teacher said so!

Bob’s fat...

A common chefs error

Is to think they must always add salt to a sauce before boiling it down. This is the fallacy of reductive seasoning.

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A man decides to buy a lie detecting robot

because he wanted to make sure that he was always getting the truth from his family. Anytime the robot detected a fallacy, it would slap the liar. The man decided he would try out his new toy at the dinner table.

"So son" said the father "have you finished your homework tonight?"

"Of c...

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Did you hear about the one where Sailors abroad will randomly view the ocean as full of Dicks?‏

Did you hear about the one where Sailors abroad will view the ocean as full of dicks?‏



Well I'm here to tell you...‏



...It is a Fallacy, That the Fella's see, A Phallus Sea.

I had an awkward moment with my english teacher.

Apparently pathetic fallacy has nothing to do with erectile dysfunction.

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