7 8 9

Q: Why was 6 afraid of  7?7

A: Because 7, 8, 9!

Explanation:  If you read the numbers is sounds like seven-eight (ate)-nine.  And if I were 6, I, too, would be afraid of seven if it is eating other numbers, such as nine!  Seven ate the nine!

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25 Responses to 7 8 9

  1. wayne says:

    7 8 9 its becuse 8 sounds like ate os its like 7 (8) 9 the 8 sounds like ATE ate sounds like 8

  2. Os says:

    It’s why windows 9 and iPhone 9 was skipped

  3. megagpu says:

    Whoever looked this up, know ur not alone buddy!!

  4. daniyal says:


  5. Animal Lover says:

    That’s a funny joke!

  6. Craig eats english says:

    it is

  7. Starlight says:


  8. thespeedOfLight says:

    hehe I guess this is funny XD

  9. Sa'Riyah says:

    Why is there not a iphone 9? because 7 eight(ate) 9

  10. Elephant says:

    7 ate 9 so we say 123456978

  11. lol says:

    uh so that why iphone skipped the iphone 9 cause the iphone 7 8 the 9

  12. the girl who doesn't get jokes 🤡 says:

    I’m so late to this dad joke 😂 i didn’t understand it i just said it to my friends cs i thought it was cool HAHAHHAHAHAA and they probs fake laugh to make me happy 😅 but thanks for the explaination

  13. ese amigo que no entiende ruso says:

    hahaha esta broma un poco divertida pero en serio, no la entendí antes ahahahaha

  14. joe mama says:

    wow, este es uno de los mejores chistes de papá, le doy un 10/10 de big papa

  15. cupiap says:

    this is a funny dad joke

  16. Sum Young Gai says:

    What we were never told is why 7 ate 9…well, nutritionists teach us that we should eat 3 squared meals a day…

  17. axel says:

    thx for this i forgot this joke in 2021 now i remember this joke

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