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Lullaby-me to the Moon

Q: How do you stop an astronaut’s baby from crying? A: You rocket! Explanation: Astronauts are scientists who explore and study space.  To get into space they blast off in a rocket.  In this case, ‘rocket’ is a noun, a … Continue reading

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X Marks the Spot

Q: What did the Dalmatian say after eating lunch? A: Wow, that really hit the spot! Explanation: If you have seen the movie 101 Dalmatians, you know that Dalmatians are a breed of dog known for their spots.  While I like … Continue reading

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Crossed with Chicken

Q: Why did the child cross the playground? A: To get to the other slide! Explanation: Back in 2013, the first joke that I explained was, perhaps, the most famous of all jokes–Why did the chicken cross the road?  This joke … Continue reading

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Get Going

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Cargo. Cargo, who? Car go, “Beep beep, vroom, vroom!” Explanation: A knock knock joke to get you moving. Cargo is the word for goods (things) carried by a ship, train, or truck from one place to … Continue reading

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to Leap Day

Q: What do you tell a hitchhiker on leap day? A: Hop in! Explanation: Happy leap day, leap year day, February 29!  It’s not every year I can explain a joke on February 29!!  (Leap year happens once every four years.) … Continue reading

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Fire Away!

Q: What does an angel use to light a campfire? A: A match made in heaven!   Explanation: When people go camping, sometimes they will build a campfire for cooking, roasting marshmallows, or telling stories. To build a fire you need … Continue reading

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My Treat

Q: What did one plate say to the other? A: Dinner is on me! Explanation: When a meal such as breakfast, lunch, or dinner is served, it is typically put on a plate.  If you go to a restaurant, the server may … Continue reading

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Run, Run as Fast as You Can

Q: What does the gingerbread boy put on his bed? A: Cookie sheets! Explanation: A gingerbread boy is a type of cookie that is made out of gingerbread and cut in the shape of a person.  Many people in the … 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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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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