Hanging Chad Humor
from MELVIN DURAI'S HUMOR COLUMN
~~Copyright 2000 Melvin Durai http://www.funnycolumns.com
The 2000 presidential election introduced us to the term "hanging
chad." Below is the definition of that term, as well as some other lesser known
HANGING CHAD: What you get when a hole on a ballot card isn't fully punched out. In the
African nation of Chad, this is known as a "hanging America."
HANGING BRAD: What actress Gwyneth Paltrow wants to do to her ex-boyfriend Brad
HANGING AD: What you'd get if Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris placed a
"Bush-Cheney" campaign sticker on her breasts.
HANGING MAD: A presidential candidate who's hanging on desperately to his White House
hopes, believing the election was stolen.
HANGING GONAD: What you get when supporters of Ralph Nader, realizing he has no chance of
winning, fail to complete their chants: "GO NAD...!" A reference to this term
also appeared in the Lewinsky Diary.
HANGING SAD: A term describing an incumbent president who had hoped the election wouldn't
be decided until 2020.
HANGING DAD: What O.J. Simpson didn't want his kids to witness.
HANGING PLAID: What Ross Perot's maid is tired of doing.
HANGING GRAD: A term for a football player, in his last semester of college, waiting to
find out who will write his final paper.
HANGING BAD: How Bob Dole described his condition to the doctor who prescribed Viagra.
Copyright 2000 Melvin Durai http://www.funnycolumns.com
Melvin Durai is a Shippensburg, Pennsylvania-based writer and humorist. A native of
India, he grew up in Zambia and moved to the U.S. in the early 1980s.
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