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An English Christmas

Q: What do you call Santa’s helpers?A: Subordinate Clauses! Explanation: Merry Christmas! In the telling of the story of Santa Claus, the people who help Santa make the toys are typically called elves (one elf, two elves).  They are the helpers; … 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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Winter Ride

Q: How does a snowman get around? A: He rides an icicle! Explanation: Merry Christmas to those of you who celebrate! “To get around” means “to move” or “to travel.” An icicle is a piece of ice that forms when dripping water … Continue reading

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Rappin’ Wrapper?

Q: What do you call an elf who sings? A: A wrapper! Explanation: In this joke, elves are Santa Claus’ helpers.  They are the ones who make the toys and wrap them so that Santa can deliver the toys on Christmas Eve. … Continue reading

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Gnomes and Elves

Q: What do Santa’s elves do after school? A: Their gnomework! Explanation:  Gnome rhymes with home.  After school most students do homework; elves do “gnomework.”  This is funny because elves and gnomes are both magical creatures and because of the rhyme. If they … Continue reading

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Drum Beat

Q: What is the best Christmas present ever? A: A broken drum- you can’t beat it! Explanation:  Merry Christmas and feliz navidad! Christmas is celebrated by Christians on December 25; it celebrates the birth of Jesus.  In order to commemorate that day many … Continue reading

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Christmas Knitting

Q: Why are Christmas trees like bad knitters? A: They both drop their needles! Explanation: Christmas trees that are brought into the house often lose their needles; they fall off the branches as the tree dries (even if it gets enough water).  When … Continue reading

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Wenceslas Pizza

Q: How does Good King Wenceslas like his pizzas? A: Deep and crisp and even! Explanation: “Good King Wenceslas looked out on the feast of Stephen.  When the snow lay round about, deep and crisp and even.” This is a well known … Continue reading

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Christmas Poppins

Q: What did Mary Poppins want for Christmas? A: Supercalifragilisticexpialisnowshoes! Explanation: Did you see the “snow shoes” part at the end of that word?  This joke plays on the title of the song from Mary Poppins, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.  You can watch a video of the … Continue reading

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Free Sleigh

Q: How much did Santa pay for his sleigh? A: Nothing.  It was on the house! Explanation:  If something is “on the house” it means it is free.  Often you will hear the expression in a movie, “Drinks are on the house!”  That … Continue reading

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