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From Spam to Baloney: From a Pastor's Vantage Point

About theBook

Brighten up a dreary day with funny stories from a book of jokes collected by Leonard C. O’Donnell, a retired Wesleyan minister. Get your daily dose of belly-laughs from podium-worthy quips to lazy-boy entertainment. A family-friendly collection of jokes that even children can enjoy.

Leonard C. O'Donnell

About the Author

Leonard O’Donnell is proud of his “The Might Miramichi” district of Atlantic Canada roots. He is a retired Wesleyan minister from the district of Florida.

He is known for his love in having a good laugh and making funny quips.


A visiting soloist at a church function bragged to his audience in a booming obnoxious voice, “Two years ago I insured my voice with Lloyds of London for a million dollars.”

There was a hushed and awkward silence in the room until an elderly woman asked him, “So what did you do with the money?”

Walking can add minutes to your life. This enables you at 85 years old spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $7000 per month.

My grandpa started walking five miles a day when he was 60.

Now he’s 97 years old and we don’t know where he is.

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Get In Touch

Hello! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. Anyway, if you have any concerns or you just want to share your jokes and ideas, please feel free to contact me. I would love to hear anything funny from you.