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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.

Hippity Hoppity

Q: Where does the Easter Bunny go to eat pancakes? A:  To IHOP, of course! Explanation: IHOP is the shortened name for the International House of Pancakes.  It is pronounced I-Hop.  Hop: that is what rabbits do when they move; rabbits do not … Continue reading

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Wet Rabbit

Q: How did the soggy Easter Bunny dry himself? A:  With a hare dryer! Explanation: The Easter Bunny is a character from folklore in the United States.  He is said to bring eggs to children on Easter Sunday.  Soggy means wet.  So … Continue reading

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A Pirate’s Life

Q: What is a pirate’s favorite letter? A:  You might think it’d be R but ’tis the C they love! Explanation: Pirates are known for saying “Arrrr.” But it is really the Sea (C) they love. Of course they love the … Continue reading

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Toothless

Q: What do you call a bear with no teeth? A: A gummy bear! Explanation: The soft, red part that your teeth seem to come out of is called your gums.  When you lose a tooth your gums will probably bleed a … Continue reading

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Sad Fruit

Q: What fruit do you eat when you are sad? A: Blueberries. Explanation: In English some colors are associated with feelings.  Blue is associated with sadness.  When you “feel blue” it means that you are feeling sad. If the berries are blue … Continue reading

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Musical Teeth

Q: What musical instrument is found in the bathroom? A: A tuba toothpaste. Explanation: A ‘tuba‘ is a large musical instrument, a brass instrument, that plays very low notes when you blow into it. A tube of toothpaste is, well, toothpaste … Continue reading

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Transparently

Q: Why are ghosts so bad at lying? A: Because you can see right through them! Explanation: To “see through” someone means to understand them, what they really mean, to understand the truth.  You can “see through” someone who is telling … Continue reading

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