Category Archives: ELL

A Breath of Fresh Air

Q: What do you call a carrot that insults a rabbit?A: A fresh vegetable! Explanation: It is springtime in the northern hemisphere and it is time to plant the vegetable garden.  That way, you can eat fresh vegetables when they are … Continue reading

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Trousers Again

Q: What does a dog do that a person steps into? A: Pants! Explanation: Thank you to a friend from India for sending another joke about pants! Last week I explained about pants, the ones you wear that are also called … Continue reading

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Holy Toledo!

Q: Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants?A: In case he got a hole in one! Explanation: I have never been golfing but this joke made me laugh.  Pants are an item of clothing that you put on one … Continue reading

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Nip it in the Flower

Q: What did the big flower say to the little flower? A: Hi, bud! Explanation: Spring is in the air in the northern hemisphere and gardens are blooming! Bud is a word that is used as a synonym for friend, short … Continue reading

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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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