Great Oaks from Little Acorns

Q: How do you get a squirrel to like you?
A: Act like a nut!

Explanation: In English, the word nut can refer to foods such as pistachios, cashews, and walnuts. Squirrels love to eat nuts, especially acorns if there are oak trees nearby.

To act like a nut means to act crazy.

This joke is funny because it plays with two of the meanings of nut: a type of food and to go crazy.

Here you can see an oak tree grow from an acorn:

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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