“F” is the funniest letter that you’ll ever do. Don’t believe me? Then why are the funniest words all “F” words? For example:
Need more evidence of the funnies? All right, why do so many “F” words refer to fools and their foolishness? Here are just a few:
From the medical community comes “flatulence.”
The culinary community gives us “frankfurter” and “falafel.”
The silliest perversion to be worthy of headlining an episode of Law and Order: SVU? No, it isn’t fire fetishism (though that’s close). It’s “frotteurism,” also known by the more poetic name of “frottage.”
And I know it’s not primarily English, but you have to admit that “fatwa” is a pretty funny word.
Still not convinced? Then answer me this: who is the funniest, fattest fellow in Shakespeare? Falstaff. That’s three “F”s!
I rest my face.