Tag Archives: ESL

Made in the Shade

Q: Why didn’t the girl trust the trees near her home?A: They seemed a little shady! Explanation: Shade is the darker, cooler area under a tree when the sun is shining on the tree.  If you want to get out of … Continue reading

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One-Trick Pony

Q: Why couldn’t the pony talk?A: He was a little horse! Explanation: For most people, a pony is a small horse.  There is actually a difference between a horse and a pony. In common conversation, though, most people do not make … Continue reading

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Shaggy Dog Story

Q: Why aren’t dogs good dancers? A: They have two left feet! Explanation: Dogs have four feet called paws: two front feet and two back feet.  You could also say that they have two right feet and two left feet.  Sounds … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen

Q: Why did the baker go to the bank?A: He need some dough! Explanation: There is nothing better than fresh baked bread!  The smell is amazing and, if you can eat bread, the taste is divine. A person who puts … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It

Q: Did you hear about the new corduroy pillow? A: No, but I bet they’re making headlines! Explanation: I love my pillow! I have had it for, well, too long, and I should probably get a new one.  Pillows are those … Continue reading

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Cool as a Cucumber

Q: How does a cucumber become a pickle?A: It goes through a jarring experience! Explanation: Do you love pickles?  I do!  Pickles are little cucumbers that are left in vinegar or brine for a period of time. This is usually done … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Q: What do you call a carrot that insults a rabbit?A: A fresh vegetable! Explanation: It is springtime in the northern hemisphere and it is time to plant the vegetable garden.  That way, you can eat fresh vegetables when they are … Continue reading

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Trousers Again

Q: What does a dog do that a person steps into? A: Pants! Explanation: Thank you to a friend from India for sending another joke about pants! Last week I explained about pants, the ones you wear that are also called … Continue reading

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Holy Toledo!

Q: Why did the golfer wear two pairs of pants?A: In case he got a hole in one! Explanation: I have never been golfing but this joke made me laugh.  Pants are an item of clothing that you put on one … Continue reading

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Nip it in the Flower

Q: What did the big flower say to the little flower? A: Hi, bud! Explanation: Spring is in the air in the northern hemisphere and gardens are blooming! Bud is a word that is used as a synonym for friend, short … Continue reading

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