Sometimes the absurdity of the situation is too much not to laugh. I was thinking casually the other day, how many times a kanji mnemonic started with:
A woman was sitting on a stool..
致す (いたす) means to do
倒す(たおす), however, means to overthrow.
If your leader tells you to do something, it usually means to overthrow the enemy.
Furthermore, who can forget the classic elephant / phenomenon 象 that once you add a person in there becomes a statue. 像
I'm sure that if all learners got together we could produce a bible of jokes inspired by the sheer absurdity of the Japanese language.