Above Me

Q: Did you hear the joke about the roof?look up over your head
A: Never mind, it’s over your head!

Explanation: “Over your head” can have two different meanings: 1) something is literally above you; 2) something is too hard for you to understand.  For example: 1) the ceiling of the room I am in is over my head and keeps the snow off my shoulders; 2) Quantum physics is “over my head” because I do not understand it.

This joke plays on the double meaning of the phrase “over your head.”  Get it?  Or is it over your head?

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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