Category Archives: jokes explained

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

Posted in ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Education, ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Education, ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Education, ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Education, ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained, kids jokes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Education, ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained, kids jokes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Education, ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Oh Brother!

Q: Why can’t a woman ask her brother for help? A: Because he can’t be a brother and assist her too! Explanation: Of course a woman can ask her brother for help!  Just not in this joke. The words in this … Continue reading

Posted in ELL, ESL, humor, Joke, jokes, jokes explained | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment