Autistic people sometimes get “stuck” on an idea for months at a time. This can become exhausting for friends and family, but it can also result in some amusing situations. For some reason, I was reminded this morning of Bethany’s “Knock Knock Joke” phase about 15 years ago. Most of her jokes didn’t really make any sense, but this one will always be my favorite:

  • “Knock Knock.”
  • “Who’s there?”
  • “Panther.”
  • “Panther who?”
  • “Panther no Panth, I’m goin’ thwimmin’!”