Author Archives: stfleming

About stfleming

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

Oceans Apart

Q: Why didn’t the girl trust the ocean? A: Because there was something fishy about it! Explanation: While there are five named oceans, Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific and Southern, there is really only one world ocean.  I would recommend having much … Continue reading

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Cantankerous Granny Smith

Q: When is an apple grouchy? A: When it is a crab apple! Explanation: In the north it is apple-picking season, and time for pumpkin spice everything! Apples are fruit, so of course they are never grouchy.  A person who is … Continue reading

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Gone with the Wind

Q: Why did the kids fire their squirt guns into the air on that windy day? A: They were just shooting the breeze! Explanation: A squirt gun shoots a stream of water, much like a spray bottle, but in the form … Continue reading

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Edgy Endurance

Q: What lies on the bottom of the ocean and twitches? A: A nervous wreck! Explanation: Did you hear that Shakleton’s ship, Endurance, was found back in March? It sank to the bottom of the Antarctic ocean in 1915, and has … Continue reading

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Come out, come out wherever you are!

Q: Why are false teeth like stars? A: Because they come out at night! Explanation: When I was a kid, my dad had this neat trick that would always make us laugh: While driving, he would loosen his lower front teeth … Continue reading

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Above and Beyond

Q: Why did the farmer win the Nobel Prize? A: Because he was outstanding in his field! Explanation: The Nobel Prize is awarded to people who “have conferred the greatest benefit to mankind.”  That is, they have done something really, really … Continue reading

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Level Up

Q: Why are elevator jokes the best? A: Because they work on so many levels! Explanation: What goes up, must come down, says the old adage.  (Blood, Sweat and Tears sang about that, too.)  The same is true for elevators: Elevators … Continue reading

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Airport Food

Q: What kind of candy can you get an an airport? A: Plane M&Ms! Explanation: Even though there are lots of studies that talk about sugar being bad for you, well, a little bit still tastes good.  Every place in the … Continue reading

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After the All-Star Break

Q: How is a good baseball game like good pancakes? A: They both need a good batter! Explanation: And…we’re back with a rerun! The baseball season in the United States and Canada is half done, so a baseball joke seemed appropriate.  … Continue reading

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Three Sheets to the Wind

Q: Why did the composer only compose while lying in bed? A: Because he was composing sheet music! Explanation: A composer is someone who writes music.  Two of the most famous composers are Mozart and Beethoven. Years ago, when composers wrote … Continue reading

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