Reader's Digest features Danville humor

Local woman reaches 17 million homes

Danville resident Yolanda Gomez is featured this month in Reader's Digest, which selected her joke for "Life in These United States." This portion of its Humor Section shares a selection of jokes from readers and comedians.

Gomez's joke was:

Recently, I eavesdropped on two women chatting.

Woman 1: I just joined an online dating website.

Woman 2: Really? Did you find any matches?

Woman 1: Yeah, my ex-husband.

Reader's Digest reported that it receives nearly 50,000 Humor submissions a year. Surveys show that 99 percent of American adults recognize the publication, which was founded in 1922. It can be read online at; via digital download on iPad, mobile apps, Kindle, Kindle Fire, Nook, Zinio; books and music.

It has a global circulation of 17 million, making it the largest paid circulation magazine in the world, according to Wikipedia.

— Dolores Fox Ciardelli


Posted by alwaysacritic, a resident of Blackhawk
on May 22, 2012 at 7:20 pm

Lamest. Joke. Ever.

If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: *

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Understanding Early Decision in College Admissions
By Elizabeth LaScala | 1 comment | 1,980 views

New heights for NIMBYs
By Tim Hunt | 29 comments | 1,284 views

When those covering the news become the news
By Gina Channell-Allen | 1 comment | 922 views

Earthquake Insurance
By Roz Rogoff | 2 comments | 739 views

Merger of Music and Painting
By John A. Barry | 0 comments | 113 views