10+ Jokes That Only Intellectuals Will Understand

There is a special little feeling you get when you understand a really nerdy joke. You obviously feel smart, but it also makes you feel a bit dorky at the same time.

A group of Redditors decided to share their favorite intellectual jokes, and we’ve compiled some of our favorites here.

Music, chemistry, and art; these jokes have it all. Hopefully you can use one to impress the guests of your next dinner party! It’s time to test your knowledge! Here are 29 of the best jokes for smart people.

Let us know which one is your favorite in the comments below!

Joke #1

A mathematician and an engineer decided they’d take part in an experiment.

They were both put in a room and at the other end was a naked woman on a bed.

The experimenter said that every 30 seconds they could travel half the distance between themselves and the woman.

The mathematician stormed off, calling it pointless. The engineer was still in.

The mathematician said “Don’t you see? You’ll never get close enough to actually reach her.”

The engineer replied, “So? I’ll be close enough for all practical purposes.”