You probably knew Amazon’s Alexa was smart. But did you know it has a great sense of humour too?
The voice assistant inside the company’s line of Echo smart speakers, Alexa can set timers, play music, order a car, and even read to you at night.
That’s pretty impressive, but a know-it-all assistant could get irritating after a while. Luckily the whizzes at Amazon decided to lighten up Alexa with a sense of humour.
Alexa’s jokes often veer dangerously close to ones your dad might tell, but at times she can be pretty cheeky too. Amazon also seems to enjoy holidays — just in time for Halloween, it’s added some seasonally spooky jokes.
Here are 11 of our favourite Alexa jokes, spooky and otherwise:
Alexa has several ideas for Halloween costumes. It will also suggests going as an Echo or a box of Count Chocula cereal.
That's a clever allusion to Amazon's own package delivery options.
Alexa puts her own kid-friendly spin on a classic Jay-Z song.
Kyrie Irving is a player for the Boston Celtics.
Alexa's morning response changes every day. This is just one example of the random facts it can spout.
In September, the Los Angeles Dodgers had a losing streak of 11-straight games.
Alexa will offer a different joke each time you ask for one. Another in her repertoire: 'Why does Waldo always wear stripes? Because he doesn't want to be spotted.'