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Fish Talk

Q: What is the best way to communicate with a fish? A: Drop it a line! Explanation:  When you go fishing you drop a line in the water to catch a fish.  To “drop someone a line” means to send a short letter, … Continue reading

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Funlessness

Q: What do you call a pig that is no fun to be around? A: A boar! Explanation:  A boring pig, that is.  There are several names for swine in English including pig, hog and boar.  And then when we eat pig it can … Continue reading

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Ruff Stuff

Q: What did the dog say when he rubbed sandpaper on his tail? A: Rough, rough! Explanation:  Another wonderful, classic dog joke!  Sandpaper is rough, it is used to make things smooth.  In English, when a dog barks it says, “Ruff.”  This joke … Continue reading

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Pasta Party!

Q: Where did the spaghetti and the sauce go to dance? A: The meatball! Explanation:  I love spaghetti!  Grandma used to make the best spaghetti and meatballs.  A meat ball is a ball of meat, often found on top of spaghetti.  A “ball” … Continue reading

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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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