Category Archives: Education

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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That’s Blarney!

Q: What do you call a fake Irish stone? A: A shamrock! Explanation: March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day, in honor of the patron saint of Ireland. A shamrock is a bit of clover, typically with three leaves as you see … Continue reading

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Leap Day

Q: What do you tell a hitchhiker on leap day? A: Hop in! Explanation: Happy leap day, leap year day, February 29!  It’s not every year I can explain a joke on February 29!!  (Leap year happens once every four years.) … Continue reading

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Wild and Free

Q: What did the tiger say to her cubs before they went out to play? A: Be careful–it’s a jungle out there! Explanation: A jungle is a forest in tropical areas.  In a jungle there are many trees and plants that … Continue reading

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A Pirate Looks at Forty (+ 40)

Q: What did the ol’ pirate say on his birthday? A: Aye, matey! Explanation: Happy birthday, matey, and have some cake!  “Matey” means pal or friend. Ol’ means old; the apostrophe (‘) replaces the ‘d’ in old just like the apostrophe … Continue reading

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Brilliance

Q: Why did the teacher wear sunglasses during class? A: Because her students were so bright! Explanation: Have you ever seen a teacher wear sunglasses while teaching in a classroom?  I haven’t.  Most people only wear sunglasses when they are outside in the … Continue reading

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