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17 Jokes You'll Only Understand If You're Well Read

"A crossover between Oedipus and King Midas would be pure motherfucking gold."

1. This working scale:

2. This pun that'll make you want to gouge your eyes out:

3. This rewriting of a classic poem:

4. This joke that you'd have to be made of stone to not laugh at:

5. This educational hack:

6. This very accurate imagined conversation:

7. This biblical joke:

8. And this one:

9. This reminder about R&J:

10. This truth:

11. This inevitably awkward moment:

12. This anachronistic update:

13. This very likely scenario:

14. This thing that you'd probably do:

15. This rap:

16. This revelation:

17. And finally, this fun fact that'll make SO much sense: