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Lemonade, anyone?

Q: Where did the baseball keep its lemonade? A: In the pitcher! Explanation:  It is the end of summer, the end days of baseball and lemonade.  School starts tomorrow (and as a teacher I love that!). The word pitcher has two meanings: a … Continue reading

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Stadium Lights

Q: What lights up a soccer stadium? A: A soccer match! Explanation:  I love soccer so, another soccer joke (I could have said football or fútbol). A “soccer match” is a soccer game.  A match is a contest between two teams.  A match … Continue reading

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Pig Ball

Q: Why are pigs so bad at soccer? A: They are always hogging the ball! Explanation:  To “hog the ball” means to keep the ball to yourself and not pass the ball.  A good soccer player looks to his or her teammates to … Continue reading

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Before Dinner

Q: What did the mother lion say to her cubs before dinner? A: Shall we prey! Explanation:  Many people pray before dinner; they say words of thanks to their god, spirit or higher being.  Prey (with an ‘e’ not an ‘a’) is the … Continue reading

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After Dinner Math

Q: What is the math teacher’s favorite dessert? A: Pi! Explanation:  “Dessert” (with 2 s) is a sweet treat after a meal; “desert” (with 1 s) is an area of the earth that gets little or no rain.  An easy way to remember: … Continue reading

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Laughing Orange

Q: How do you make an orange giggle? A: Tickle its navel! Explanation: Oranges are a delicious fruit.  One type of orange is the navel orange.  Navel is also a word used for your belly button.  If someone tickles your belly button, it … Continue reading

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Tardy Candy

Q: What kind of candy is never on time? A: Chocolate! Explanation: Candy!  That sweet treat, usually made with lots of sugar.  Chocolate is one type of candy.  The last part of the word “chocolate” is “late.”  If you are late, you are … Continue reading

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