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Up, Down and Over

Q: What goes through towns, up hills and down hills but never moves? A: The road! Explanation:  A road goes through towns, a road goes up hills and a road goes down hills but a road never moves- the vehicles on the road … Continue reading

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Night Drawing?

Q: Why should you take a pencil to bed? A: To draw the curtains! Explanation:  At night, many people close the curtains (shut the curtains, draw the curtains) to keep the light out.  “Draw the curtains” is another way to say, “Close the … Continue reading

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Jail Call

Q: What do prisoners use to call each other? A: Cell phones! Explanation:  A cell phone is a celular phone, a mobil phone.  They are the ones that are replacing land lines as we stay connected 24/7.  Did you know that there are … Continue reading

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Tall Tales?

Q: What is the tallest building in the world? A: A library- it has the most stories! Explanation:  The word story has more than one meaning: the floors of a building, a 5 story building for example, or an account of events that … Continue reading

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Cross a Cow?

Q: What do you get when you cross a cow and a duck? A: Milk and quackers! Explanation:  Bad joke, my apologies… but it made me giggle. A cow gives milk and ducks quack– but you already knew that.  So, a duck that … Continue reading

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O Bother!

Q: Why are frogs so happy? A: They eat whatever bugs them! Explanation:  Bugs– those bothersome little insects.  If something “bugs you” that means that something irks you, bothers you, pesters you, annoys you, is bothersome to you, … Frogs eat bugs, that … Continue reading

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Looking Good!

Q: What did one pencil say to the other pencil? A: You’re looking sharp! Explanation:  When the writing end of a pencil is pointed, we say that the pencil is sharp (the non-writing end is the eraser). When someone is wearing nice clothes we … Continue reading

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