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A Pirate Looks at Forty (+ 40)

Q: What did the ol’ pirate say on his birthday? A: Aye, matey! Explanation: Happy birthday, matey, and have some cake!  “Matey” means pal or friend. Ol’ means old; the apostrophe (‘) replaces the ‘d’ in old just like the apostrophe … Continue reading

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Eating Homework

Q: Why did the students eat their homework? A: Because the teacher said it was a piece of cake! Explanation: “It’s a piece of cake” means that something is really easy. Imagine a conversation between a teacher and a student: “What is 2 + … Continue reading

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