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About stfleming

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

Hat Trick

Q: What did one hat say to the other? A: You stay here.  I’m going on ahead! Explanation: “To go on ahead” or “to go ahead” means to move forward to do something while leaving the other person behind. That is … Continue reading

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Flower Power

Q: What do you call a flower that runs on electricity? A: A power plant! Explanation: A power plant is a place where electricity is made.  There are many different types of power plants. A flower is the part of a plant … Continue reading

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April Showers

Q: Why would you want a chicken-proof umbrella? A: To use when the weather is fowl! Explanation: Spring started back on March 19 in the northern hemisphere, while fall began for me here in the southern hemisphere.  As the seasons change, … Continue reading

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Dressed to the Nines

Q: What is the difference between a well-dressed bicyclist and a poorly dressed unicyclist? A: Attire! Explanation: Let’s start with some vocabulary: Well-dressed means to wear nice clothing (it is the opposite of poorly dressed); A bicyclist is a person who … Continue reading

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Bonsai?

Q: What kind of tree fits in your hand? A: A palm tree! Explanation: The palm of your hand is the part that faces things you grab.  It is easier to see in the picture.  The palm of your hand is rather … Continue reading

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Uncomfortably Close

Q: What do you call a grilled cheese sandwich that gets right up in your face? A: Too close for comfort food! Explanation: Comfort food is food that makes you feel good, perhaps by reminding you of a special time, place, … Continue reading

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Paper Cut

Q: What did the Daddy Scissors say to his children when they acted up? A: Cut it out! Explanation: Of course, the scissors would say, “Cut it out!” “To act up” means to behave badly, like students who sometimes act up … Continue reading

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Egg-cellent Spin

Q: How do you make a Chinese egg roll? A: Just give it a little push! Explanation: Many families will be celebrating Easter this weekend, so an egg joke seemed appropriate. A Chinese egg roll is a type of food served … Continue reading

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Is it legal?

Q: Can you keep a sick, bald bird in your house? A: No, that’s ill-eagle! Explanation: Many of us are staying home so that the world can flatten the coronavirus curve.  With that in mind, I offer you an eagle joke … Continue reading

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Stay Warm

Q: How do you stay warm in any unheated room? A: Just sit in the corner where it is always 90º! Explanation: To understand this joke, you need to think about the temperature.  90º Fahrenheit is a hot temperature. Well, for … Continue reading

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