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Einstein Tongue Joke

First time I saw poster of Albert Einstein sticking out of his tongue, I do not believe that it’s a real photograph. I thought Einstein famous tongue photo was a product of computer manipulated by someone who made Einstein jokes and has unique sense of humor. Alas, I was definitely wrong.

Einstein photo stinking out his tongue is a real photo. It took by Photographer Arthur Sasse in 1951 and famous tongue became an icon of Einstein in his later years. The other famous photo is genius look of old Einstein his expressive face and distinctive crazy haired mad hairstyle.

Einstein Sticking Tongue

Original Photo of Einstein Sticking out His Tongue

Original Photo of Einstein Sticking out His Tongue

Professor Albert Einstein (1879-1955), German-American physicist, Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921, is popular symbol of intelligence in modern time. In 1999, leading physicists voted Einstein the "greatest physicist ever". His name "Einstein" has become a word used to describe someone extremely intelligent. Einstein is a favorite model for depictions of mad scientists and absent-minded professors. In brief words, Albert Einstein is genius, revolutionary of the physical world, champion of Zionism, hero of pacifism, and his spirit of rebelliousness and non-conformity.

Famous Albert Einstein Tongue

Famous picture “Einstein sticking out of his tongue” was taken when Einstein would like went home after celebration of 72nd birthday in Princeton on March 14, 1951. While walking to a car with Dr Frank Aydelotte and Mrs Aydelotte, reporters followed trying to get shots of Einstein. Although already sitting in the car, Einstein still bullied by reporter and photographer.

Einstein Recoloring photo

Einstein Recoloring photo

UPI Photographer Arthur Sasse let the crowd of reporters take their pictures. When the crowd had dispersed, Arthur Sasse walked up close to the car and said, "Ya, Professor, shmile [sic] for your birthday picture, Ya?" Einstein really grew tired of photographers and journalist who asked to pose for birthday picture, he probably thinking the photographer would not fast enough. Einstein respond it with unique sense of humor and stuck his tongue and quickly turned his head away.

But lucky for Arthur Sasse who shoot the famous tongue. The picture ran as a shot of all three people in the car. The original picture famous tongue shows Einstein sitting on the backseat of a car between Dr Frank Aydelotte, the former head of the Institute for Advanced Study, and his wife. Photographer Arthur Sasse pressed the button of his camera in just in moment.

Einstein liked the photo and cut up so that it was just his head with his famous tongue. He used it for greeting cards joke that he sent to his friends. This photograph Einstein sticking out of his tongue became one of the most popular ever taken of Einstein. Famous tongue often used or reproduced on merchandise posters, sticker, coffee cups, and shirt joke. On June 19, 2009, the photograph was sold at auction for $74,324, a record for an Einstein picture.

Einstein died in Princeton Hospital early the next morning at the age of 76.

Einstein died in Princeton Hospital early the next morning at the age of 76.

Einstein sticking out Tongue

Sticking out tongue might be his trademark humor. When young Einstein fails in school, he moved to New York City in early 1890 and try to be artist and comedian. Einstein found instant success because his quirky comic talents, unruly mass of frizzy hair “Fuzz-Ball”. He known with his intentionally bad jokes and audience hate it. Audience will angry and yelling at him because he told a very bad jokes, but he did not care and sticking out his tongue toward audience.

His tongue is not made his career fail, but his incorrigible kleptomaniac. Police found in his hotel room over 200 stolen taken from many celebrities with whom Einstein had been performing. This is the end of his performing art career at Vaudeville. Einstein did not found other way then continued his academic and soon found success as young scientist.

Nice Einstein sculpture

Nice Einstein sculpture

Einstein Tongue Photo that Changed the World

Einstein sticking out of his tongue photo believed as one of Einstein joke photos that changed the world. Did it really change history? We believe that his theory and thinking has great impact to the world and science. His photo did too; his tongue photo changed the way of people looked at Einstein. Rather as (Jew) scientist who his theory is based on atom bomb, people more looked him as super genius, humorist, and absent-minded professor and never dress well as his style.

Einstein Humor and Jokes

Albert Einstein has good sense of humor and jokes. Many times he explain difficult topic with funny story or anecdote. I compile and there are Top 30 Funny Einstein Jokes. He also a classic music lover. He sometimes used musical term to explain physics concept or theory. He took classical lessons where he was a kid. Einstein returns to music in adulthood, and became a dedicated amateur classical violinist. Let we start laughing with music anecdote jokes with Einstein.

Albert Einstein laugh hard with colleague

Albert Einstein laugh hard with colleague

Einstein Can’t Count
Albert Einstein, who fancied himself as a violinist, was rehearsing a Haydn string quartet. When he failed for the fourth time to get his entry in the second movement, the cellist looked up and said, "The problem with you, Albert, is that you simply can't count."

Madam, People are All the Same
Einstein was attending a music salon in Germany before the Second World War, with the violinist S. Suzuki. Two Japanese women played a German piece of music and a woman in the audience exclaimed: "How wonderful! It sounds so German!" Einstein responded: "Madam, people are all the same."


Einstein Describes Radio
Albert Einstein, when asked to describe radio, replied: "You see, wire telegraph is a kind of a very, very long cat. You pull his tail in New York and his head is meowing in Los Angeles. Do you understand this? And radio operates exactly the same way: you send signals here, they receive them there. The only difference is that there is no cat."

Theory of Relativity
If my theory of relativity is proven successful, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.

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What is Relativity?
How Albert Einstein explain about relativity. He said that when you sit with a nice girl for two hours, it seems like two minutes. When you sit on a hot stove for two minutes, it seems like two hours that's relativity.

Einstein Funny Quotes

Einstein also love to say something funny. I compile at least there are hundreds quotes which express his sense of humor. Here I compile it become Top 101 Famous Albert Einstein Quotes. Here some of them as souvenir for you because you are genius person. Enjoy it.

  • Falling in love is not at all the most stupid thing that people do --but gravitation cannot be held responsible for it.
  • No, this trick won’t work… How on earth are you ever going to explain in terms of chemistry and physics so important a biological phenomenon as first love?
  • Do not worry about your problems with Mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater
  • If A equals success, then the formula is: A = X + Y + Z. X is work. Y is play. Z is keep your mouth shut.
  • Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the the universe.
  • In order to form an immaculate member of a flock of sheep one must, above all, be a sheep.
  • The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax.

Albert Einstein, the super genius scientist, also famous with his meaningful words. His words often quoted as an inspiration, motivation, quotations, and some is funny quotes.Here they are: Top 101 Famous Albert Einstein Quotes (Two articles).


ROY T JAMES from chennai, india on January 04, 2016:

Good ones!

Thenuri on November 03, 2015:

nice man

Digambar on January 10, 2015:

I used this quote on my blog () the other day and thought of you:“When a man sits with a prtety girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute – and it’s longer than any hour. That’s relativity.”I don't think I've seen it on your blog, but you're welcome to use it.

Suzie from Carson City on August 24, 2014:

It's great to know that such a brilliant genius had a healthy sense of humor and wasn't afraid to display it. Thanks for this fun red...Up+++

aslanlight from England on May 03, 2011:

An interesting read!

rwelton from Sacramento CA on November 26, 2010:

Thanks for taking the time to post this human side of this brilliant man.


santa banta jokes on November 22, 2010:

Nice info.

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