Tag Archives: English

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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Word Wizard

Q: What is a wizard’s favorite class in school? A: Spelling! Explanation: To spell a word (verb) is to say each letter in the word one by one: l – e – t – t – e – r. (Spelling … Continue reading

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Puppy Time

Q: What do you call a dog that can tell time? A: A watch-dog! Explanation: A watchdog is a dog that guards your house; they are also known as guard dogs. (Watchdog can also refer to a group or agency … Continue reading

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Stealth

Q: What kind of shoes does a ninja wear? A: Sneakers! Explanation:  A very long time ago in Japan, ninjas worked as secret agents for the government; they were spies who were trained in the martial art of ninjutsu.  They were known … Continue reading

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Bogged Down

Q: What is the difference between a pirate and a cranberry farmer? A: A pirate buries his treasure while a cranberry farmer treasures his berries! Explanation:  Cranberries are a sour fruit, related to blueberries, that are used to make cranberry sauce and … Continue reading

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Worse Than Its Bite

Q: Why is a tree like a noisy dog? A: Because each has a lot of bark! Explanation:  Dogs bark; barking is the noise they frequently make (some dogs bark less then others).  In this case, ‘bark’ is a verb, an action. … Continue reading

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