In Texas, Christian-themed bumper stickers outnumber all others by a huge number.
Some of the non-Christians have a better sense of humor, or at least a willingness to pun:
Of course, in order to get the homophone pun, and the joke, one needs to know a bit about world history and ancient Egyptian religions. One faces the danger that people in the parking lot at the local Sam’s Club won’t know world history, won’t get the joke, and may take offense.
It’s a form of a test, to see who paid attention in world history and has a sense of humor, and who didn’t pay attention in world history.
I knew a librarian once, a good Christian woman, who hated those “Honk if you love Jesus” bumper stickers. She said that she once sat on a crowded freeway and counted more than 25 of the things on cars that passed. No one honked, however, and she feared that meant people didn’t love Jesus. Unintentional blasphemy by silence — only in Texas.
Honk if you don’t get the joke. We’ll find a remedial world history class for you.
- Bumper Stickers (first50.wordpress.com)
- Adam Carolla Mocks ‘Coexist’ Bumper Stickers, Says Terrorists ‘Hate Our Culture’ (breitbart.com)
- Bumper Sticker Wisdom (bodytheologyblog.wordpress.com)