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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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Drawing an American Doodle

Q: What do you call an American drawing? A: Yankee doodle! Explanation: There is a famous American song titled Yankee Doodle Dandy and a well known poem with a similar name. A doodle is a drawing, like you might make in … Continue reading

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Hippity Hoppity

Q: Where does the Easter Bunny go to eat pancakes? A:  To IHOP, of course! Explanation: IHOP is the shortened name for the International House of Pancakes.  It is pronounced I-Hop.  Hop: that is what rabbits do when they move; rabbits do not … Continue reading

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Wet Rabbit

Q: How did the soggy Easter Bunny dry himself? A:  With a hare dryer! Explanation: The Easter Bunny is a character from folklore in the United States.  He is said to bring eggs to children on Easter Sunday.  Soggy means wet.  So … Continue reading

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