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A Purrfect Joke

Q: What color is a happy cat? A: Purr-ple! Explanation: Cats make two common sounds- they meow and they purr (they can also howl and screech but those sounds are not as common).  Purring is that low, rumble that you can feel on … Continue reading

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Brilliance

Q: Why did the teacher wear sunglasses during class? A: Because her students were so bright! Explanation: Have you ever seen a teacher wear sunglasses while teaching in a classroom?  I haven’t.  Most people only wear sunglasses when they are outside in the … Continue reading

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Catch and Release

Q: What can you catch but not throw? A: A cold! Explanation: Are you familiar with the expression, to catch a cold?  when you catch a cold you get a cold (runny nose, sneezing, maybe coughing, …) from someone else.  Cold sometimes means the … Continue reading

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Sweet Honey in the Hair

Q: Why do bees have sticky hair? A: They use honey combs! Explanation: You already know that bees make honey.  Honeycomb is where honey is stored in the hive.  The honeycomb is made of many hexagons (a 6 sided figure like a snowflake … Continue reading

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Cow Askew

Q: What do you call a cow with two legs? A: Lean meat! Explanation: For some reasons I find cows to be funny, like this joke. When something leans it is not quite straight up and down, it is a tilted like the … Continue reading

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In a Single Bound

Q: Can a kangaroo jump higher than the Empire State Building? A: Of course!  Buildings can’t jump! Explanation: Kangaroos are well known for being able to jump high and far with their powerful legs.  Buildings, on the other hand, cannot jump. This joke … Continue reading

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Sweet Swiss Music

Knock Knock. Who’s there? A little old lady. A little old lady who? I didn’t know you could yodel! Ah, the beauty of a knock knock joke and Alpine music.  Yodeling is a type of singing where the singer changes … Continue reading

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