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There must be a translation to English of the mini-poem ("gruk") of the Danish poet Piet Hein ("Kumbel"), but I fail to find it. The orignial goes:

Den, som kun tar spøg for spøg
og alvor kun alvorligt,
han og hun har faktisk fattet
begge dele dårligt.

My on-the-fly direct translation (just to give you a rough idea; there must be a quality translation somewhere):

The one who consider a joke only as a joke
and seriousness only in a serious manner
really has understood both
of them rather poorly.

I read this story about a young girl who suffering from anorexia, thinking that she was a lot fatter than her friends. It turned out that in her bedroom, she had a huge mirror that was slightly curved. Once that mirror was replaced with a perfectly flat one, she begun seeing herself as rather thinner than her friends. That was the turning point in the curing of her anorexia. (I read about this case in a quite serious publication, so I don't think it is just an urban myth.)

More directly to your joke: In my childhood, one of the TV shows aired every advent for years was two comedians parodying kids making their own Christmas gifts to their parents. One of them was showing how the kids could use a cardboard for drawing a thermometer, with a scale giving the current temperature, and drawing the column up to a little above 21°C. If mom and dad think the living room is cold, they will look at the thermometer and say "I guess it is just me - it is more than twentyone degrees". Then they will not waste money on heating, and will have the money they save that way to spare, and will become sooo happy!

That episode is intended as a joke, though.
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