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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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To Jail!

Q: Why did the picture end up in jail? A: It was framed! Explanation:  Pictures are often put into frames, the wood or metal box that goes around the picture with glass or plastic, to keep the picture safe. “To be framed” means … Continue reading

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Hang On

Q: Why can’t you give Elsa a balloon? A: She will Let It Go! Explanation:  Did you see the movie Frozen?  Elsa is the main character.  Her big song is “Let It Go.” If you let go of a balloon it will float … Continue reading

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