Cabbage Patching

Q: How did the farmer mend his pants? cabbage patchknee patch
With cabbage patches!

Explanation: To mend a pair of pants, such as jeans, is to fix them.  If there is a hole in the knee you will need to patch the hole with a patch.  Yes, “patch” can be used as a verb and a noun.  “Patch” also means a small area of land that is planted with a the same type of vegetable such as cabbage: a cabbage patch.  This joke plays on the multiple meanings of the word “patch.”

About stfleming

Reader, writer, teacher, thinker and dreamer. Lector, escritor, profesor, pensador y soñador. I teach in Lima, Peru. Enseño en Lima, Peru.
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