Hum a few bars

Q: Why do scientists think humming birds hum?Hummingbirds
A: Because they can’t remember the words!

Explanation:  “To hum” can be to sing, “la, la, la” when you don’t know the words to a song or keep your lips together and make the notes of a song. This joke is funny because hummingbirds don’t really hum; they chirp. They’re birds!  I wonder why they can’t remember the words?

Here is a scene where Ingrid Bergman hums a few bars.

About stfleming

Reader, writer, teacher, thinker and dreamer. Lector, escritor, profesor, pensador y soñador. I teach in Lima, Peru. Enseño en Lima, Peru.
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1 Response to Hum a few bars

  1. Ron says:

    I saw it on tv their use was refresh my memory on something

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