Category Archives: Education

Spring Ahead, Fall Back

Q: Why did Humpty Dumpty have a great fall? A: He wanted to make up for a lousy summer! Explanation: In my neck of the woods, summer has turned to fall. Humpty Dumpty is a character from Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. … Continue reading

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Crossing Again

Q: Why did the atoms cross the road?A: It was time to split! Explanation: Ah, yes, this one reminds me of my first joke on this site. Atoms are the building blocks of matter, of all things.  The element chart lists … Continue reading

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Happy Out (side)

Q: What is Irish and sits outside?A: Patio Furniture! Explanation: March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day.  Being of Irish heritage, I thought this joke appropriate… and it made me laugh. Patio furniture refers to the chairs and tables that you might … Continue reading

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Swing, Batter!

Q: Why was Cinderella so lousy at baseball?A: Because she ran away from the ball and had a pumpkin for a coach! Explanation: In the United States, baseball spring training has started in Florida and Arizona so how about a baseball … Continue reading

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A Tiger (fish) in your Tank

Q: While in their tank, what did one fish say to the other fish?A: Do you know how to drive this thing?! Explanation: If you have a fish at home, it is in a tank: a fish tank (also called an … Continue reading

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Door Prize

Q: Why did the scientist install a knocker on his front door? A: Because he wanted to win the no-bell prize! Explanation: A knocker is that metal piece on the outside of a door that you use to make noise so … Continue reading

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I Am Not Swearing

Q: What did the fish say when he swam into the concrete wall? A: Dam! Explanation: As a language learner, it is important to know the swear words, the bad words, the words you probably shouldn’t say. Dam is not a … Continue reading

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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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