Stupid Alexa Tricks: Bad Jokes Edition

I think that by now, most Echo owners know Alexa has a large library of jokes available to tell on request, and that most of them are pretty silly.


Bad Joke Dog


Today I’m sharing joke-related commands and Easter eggs. Say the wake word followed by any of the queries or phrases below.

Tell me a joke / Tell me a riddle.
MANY responses.

Knock-knock / Tell me a knock-knock joke.
MANY responses.

Tell me a [Hillary Clinton / Donald Trump / Bernie Sanders / Ted Cruz] joke.
MANY responses.

That was a bad joke.
This one is from Amazon discussion board user Cheryl. Multiple responses.



Monty Python Gags

How can you tell if she’s a witch?

What is the air speed velocity of an unladen swallow?

What is your quest?

Your mother was a hamster.

I fart in your general direction.

This is a dead parrot.

I wasn’t expecting the Spanish Inquisition.
This one is from @StunnedParrot, via Twitter.


…And Don’t Forget the Poems
Poetry fans, don’t forget to keep asking Alexa, “What’s the poem of the day?” each day this month, in honor of National Poetry Month. You can now request a Haiku also: “Read me a haiku.”


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