Category Archives: ESL

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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Prove Your Chops

Q: What did the angry lumberjack say to the tree? A: I have an axe to grind with you! Explanation: Lumberjacks are people who work cutting down trees so that people can use wood to make things.  Many years ago, lumberjacks … Continue reading

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A Bone to Pick with You

Q: What do you call a fossil that never does any work? A: A lazy bones! Explanation: Fossils are parts of a living thing that has been preserved, or left an impression from a very long time ago, perhaps 10,000 years … Continue reading

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A Fair-weather Flower

Q: What kind of flowers are great friends? A: Rose buds! Explanation: Roses are one of the best known flowers.  As a rose grows, in the spring you will notice buds.  Rose buds are little bumps on the stem of a … Continue reading

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Maybe a Snack Later On

Q: Why did the two 4s decide to skip dinner? A: Because they already 8. Explanation: Told to me by a 6th grader, this one made me laugh!  It is rather absurd and it really makes no sense…so let me try … Continue reading

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Bounce Back

Q: What’s the best season for jumping on a trampoline? A: Spring time! Explanation: The northern hemisphere is about a third of the way through the season of spring.  Of course summer will come after spring, and then fall and winter.  … Continue reading

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Live and Let Live

Q: Why are cats good at video games? A: Because they have nine lives! Explanation: Many video games let you have another chance to keep going if you make a really bad mistake, maybe even getting your character killed.  (Other games … Continue reading

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Let the Light In

Q: Did you hear about the cross-eyed teacher? A: He couldn’t control his pupils! Explanation: Someone whose eyes do not line up with each other, whose eyes do not look in the same direction, suffers from a medical condition called strabismus.  … Continue reading

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