Category Archives: Education

Making Things Alright

Q: Where does satisfaction come from?A: A satisfactory! Explanation: Satisfaction is that feeling you get when things work out.  I think of it as a feeling of calm joy because life is good, if only for a moment.  There are other … Continue reading

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Can you smell me now?

Q: Where did the skunk sit when it went to church? A: In its own pew! Explanation: Skunks are those small, squirrel-like animals that are colored mostly black with a white stripe down the back.  Perhaps you remember that famous cartoon … Continue reading

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My Better Half

Q: What’s worse than finding a worm in your apple? A: Finding half a worm! Explanation: Imagine biting into an apple and finding a worm.  Yes, that is a very unpleasant thought because your apple is most likely not in very … Continue reading

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Lullaby-me to the Moon

Q: How do you stop an astronaut’s baby from crying? A: You rocket! Explanation: Astronauts are scientists who explore and study space.  To get into space they blast off in a rocket.  In this case, ‘rocket’ is a noun, a … Continue reading

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Crossed with Chicken

Q: Why did the child cross the playground? A: To get to the other slide! Explanation: Back in 2013, the first joke that I explained was, perhaps, the most famous of all jokes–Why did the chicken cross the road?  This joke … Continue reading

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Get Going

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Cargo. Cargo, who? Car go, “Beep beep, vroom, vroom!” Explanation: A knock knock joke to get you moving. Cargo is the word for goods (things) carried by a ship, train, or truck from one place to … Continue reading

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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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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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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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