Category Archives: Joke

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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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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Copy That

Q: What is the difference between a cat that got xeroxed and a cat that imitates its owner? A: One is a cat copy and the other is a copycat! Explanation: Sometimes in English, brand names become verbs or nouns.  For … Continue reading

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Do you see what I see?

Q: Why did the computer get new glasses? A: To improve his web sight! Explanation: Every few years, it seems, I need to get new reading glasses that are just a bit stronger. The 20-20 vision of my youth has become … Continue reading

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My Main Squeeze

Q: How did the orange get into the crowded restaurant? A: He squeezed his way in! Explanation: As COVID cases wane, more and more people are heading out to restaurants.  In the case of this joke, even the orange goes into … Continue reading

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Not This Week Either

Explanation: While I truly believe that learning can always continue, I also believe that reflection is vital in the learning process.  This week I am reflecting on ideas of war and peace, and praying for an end to all aggression, … Continue reading

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Roger Willco

Q: Can listening to the radio be an addiction? A: Depends on the frequency! Explanation: Today is World Radio Day, so a radio joke seemed appropriate! An addiction is an activity that you do over and over because something about it … Continue reading

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“Brave, yes, but not stupid.”

Q: What is the smartest animal? A: A snake, because no one can pull its leg! Explanation: There are a lot of smart animals!  (My cat was not one of them, but I loved him anyway.) Snakes are not generally included … Continue reading

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