Q: What did the math book say to the psychologist?
A: “Would you like to hear my problems?”

Explanation: A math book has problems, many math problems.  The purpose of a math book is to teach you how to think like a mathematician and to solve math problems.

A psychologist can help you with problems with feelings or behaviors; a psychologist cannot help you with math problems.

This joke is funny because it plays with two different ideas of problems: math problems and psychological problems.  And of course, math books can’t talk!

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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