Category Archives: jokes explained

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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Flower Power

Q: What do you call a flower that runs on electricity? A: A power plant! Explanation: A power plant is a place where electricity is made.  There are many different types of power plants. A flower is the part of a plant … Continue reading

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Dressed to the Nines

Q: What is the difference between a well-dressed bicyclist and a poorly dressed unicyclist? A: Attire! Explanation: Let’s start with some vocabulary: Well-dressed means to wear nice clothing (it is the opposite of poorly dressed); A bicyclist is a person who … Continue reading

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Bonsai?

Q: What kind of tree fits in your hand? A: A palm tree! Explanation: The palm of your hand is the part that faces things you grab.  It is easier to see in the picture.  The palm of your hand is rather … 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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Egg-cellent Spin

Q: How do you make a Chinese egg roll? A: Just give it a little push! Explanation: Many families will be celebrating Easter this weekend, so an egg joke seemed appropriate. A Chinese egg roll is a type of food served … Continue reading

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Is it legal?

Q: Can you keep a sick, bald bird in your house? A: No, that’s ill-eagle! Explanation: Many of us are staying home so that the world can flatten the coronavirus curve.  With that in mind, I offer you an eagle joke … 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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Slip Sliding Away

Q: Why did the banana put on sunscreen? A: He didn’t want to peel! Explanation: The outside of a banana, the yellow part that you do not eat, is called the peel.  (The outside of an lemon is called a rind … Continue reading

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