British humour, old bean. We're usually the only ones who laugh!
Neddy Seagoon: "What are you doing down there, Eccles?"
Eccles: "Everybody's got to be somewhere!"
- The Highly Esteemed Goon Show, 1950's BBC Radio.
"Now, children, how would you like two daddies?
On the chair, behind the door.
Here comes poppa,
So up with your chopper,
And split him dahn the middle!
- 'Uncle Rubbish', spoof 'BBC Radio Childrens' Hour' presenter, [aka Peter Sellers]. 
Wood work but can't!