Look Ma, no hands
Posted by JA on May 26, 2008 at 09:25
Several years ago a person asked about the origin of "Look Ma, no hands." There were a few replies, but none with a direct answer. I would like to renew the inquiry. I do remember in my youth hearing a "sick" joke about a boy who was riding his bicycle and each time he came into view he said those words, but "hands" became some other part of the body that was missing. Finally, he was physically reduced to practically nothing, and the tale ended with a punch-line. Unfortunately, I cannot recall what that punch line was, but perhaps this background might help somebody come up with the correct ending.