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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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Lost Sleep

Q: Why did the boy run around his bed? A: Because he was trying to catch up on his sleep! Explanation: To catch up on something (such as sleep) is to do something you have not had time to do.  You catch up on … Continue reading

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On Your Marks…

Q: How do you keep an elephant from charging? A: Take away its credit cards! Explanation: When an elephant runs towards you or something else, we say the elephant is charging, much like a bull might charge (run) at the cape of a … Continue reading

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Toothache

Q: What is the best time to go to the dentist? A: 2:30 (Tooth hurty!) Explanation: A bad joke for the new year… and I hope your teeth (one tooth, two teeth) do not hurt! This joke is funny because two thirty … Continue reading

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Hamburger, No Helper

Q: What do you call a cow with no legs? A: Ground Beef! Explanation: Beef is a type of meat that comes from cows, cattle. When this meat is put through a grinder it is called ground beef.  Ground beef is … Continue reading

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Make Me a Drink

Frankenstein: Hey witch, can you make me a glass of lemonade? Witch: Poof!  You’re a glass of lemonade! Explanation: The word ‘poof‘ in this joke is the sound of a witch casting a spell.  (I could have used the word zap … Continue reading

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Gives You Goosebumps

Q: What do ghosts read? A: Booooks! Explanation: Ghosts say, “Boo!” when they come out to scare you.  Of course books are for reading.  This joke is funny because it combines the word ‘boo’ with the word ‘books.’  Ok, it’s only … Continue reading

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