Monster Fear

Q: Why couldn’t the monster go to sleep?Under the bed
A: It was afraid there were children under the bed!

Explanation: This joke plays on a common fear of children that there is a monster under the bed- it turns that fear around by having the monster afraid that there are children under the bed.

Listen here for some scary stories.

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Ill Ninja

Q: Why did the ninja go to the doctor?Ninja
A: He had kung-flu!

Explanation: Kung-fu is a Chinese martial arts style of fighting.  It is also the name of an old TV show, yes, Grasshopper.  The flu (influenza) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus.  This joke plays on the similarity between “flu” and “fu.”

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Chilly Chili in Chile?

Q: When does your dinner never get hot?chili
A: When it is chili!

Explanation: Chili is a type of food (and the name of a restaurant).  Chilly means cold.  Chile is the name of a country.  This joke plays on the words chili (the food) and chilly (not hot).

It is still chilly here in Minnesota!  Maybe I’ll make some chili!

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Cheater!

Q: Why is it hard to play cards in the jungle?Cheetah
A: Too many cheetahs!

Explanation: Cheetahs are large cats.  The word “cheetah” sounds like the word “cheater,” a person who does not play by the rules; a person who cheats.  It is really hard to play cards with a cheater!

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Cow Joke

Q: What goes, “Oom, oom?”cow
A: A backwards cow!

Explanation: Silly joke alert!  In English, cows say, “Moo!”  So if the cow is backwards is says, “Oom” which is “moo” written backwards.  It is a good joke for a giggle!

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Prints Charming

Q: What did Cinderella say when her photos did not show up?pics
A: Someday my prints will come!

Explanation: The phrase would be, “Some day my prince will come.”  Cinderella is waiting for her prince charming to sweep her off her feet.  If she sent in some pictures to be developed she would wait for her prints to be printed, her pictures to be printed on paper.

This joke is funny because the word “prints” and the word “prince” sound the same.  But they have very different meanings

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Whose is it?

Q: What do you call cheese that is not yours? Nachos
A: Nacho cheese!

Explanation: “Nacho cheese” sounds like “not your cheese” if you say it fast.  And as far as I know, there is not really a cheese called “nacho cheese” but there is cheese that you put on tortilla chips to make nachos. Yum!!

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