You may remember What does NASA stand for? Need Additional Six Astronauts. This circulated after the Challenger blew up. In contrast, the volcano jokes I’ve heard are curiously bad:
6. Dear Iceland, We said send cash, not ash.
7. Woke this morning to find every surface in the house covered in a layer of dust and a foul stench of sulphur in the air…. Yes, Iâ€™ve been married to that bone-idle slob for 20 years.
8. It was the last wish of the Icelandic economy that its ashes were spread all over Europe.
9. Thereâ€™s no pleasing the English. The last time they got the Ashes they were over the moon.
10.Â Went outside today and got hit by a bag of frozen sausages, a chocolate gateau and some fish fingers. Someone said it’s a fallout from Iceland.