Tag Archives: ESL

Crossing Again

Q: Why did the atoms cross the road?A: It was time to split! Explanation: Ah, yes, this one reminds me of my first joke on this site. Atoms are the building blocks of matter, of all things.  The element chart lists … Continue reading

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Happy Out (side)

Q: What is Irish and sits outside?A: Patio Furniture! Explanation: March 17th is St. Patrick’s Day.  Being of Irish heritage, I thought this joke appropriate… and it made me laugh. Patio furniture refers to the chairs and tables that you might … Continue reading

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Swing, Batter!

Q: Why was Cinderella so lousy at baseball?A: Because she ran away from the ball and had a pumpkin for a coach! Explanation: In the United States, baseball spring training has started in Florida and Arizona so how about a baseball … Continue reading

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A Tiger (fish) in your Tank

Q: While in their tank, what did one fish say to the other fish?A: Do you know how to drive this thing?! Explanation: If you have a fish at home, it is in a tank: a fish tank (also called an … Continue reading

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The Nose Knows

Q: What did the right eye say to the left eye?A: Hey buddy, just between you and me, something smells! Explanation: More jokes about your face! The phrase “something smells” usually means that something is giving off, emitting, a bad … Continue reading

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Door Prize

Q: Why did the scientist install a knocker on his front door? A: Because he wanted to win the no-bell prize! Explanation: A knocker is that metal piece on the outside of a door that you use to make noise so … Continue reading

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I Am Not Swearing

Q: What did the fish say when he swam into the concrete wall? A: Dam! Explanation: As a language learner, it is important to know the swear words, the bad words, the words you probably shouldn’t say. Dam is not a … Continue reading

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Oh Brother!

Q: Why can’t a woman ask her brother for help? A: Because he can’t be a brother and assist her too! Explanation: Of course a woman can ask her brother for help!  Just not in this joke. The words in this … Continue reading

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Book ’em, Danno

Q: How do you keep a bagel from getting away? A: Put lox on it! Explanation: Bagels are a type of bread that look like a donut.  They are round and have a hole in the middle, but they are not … Continue reading

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Dear Bare

Q: What do you call a bear with no ears?A: B! Explanation: Get it?  If you take the word bears and cross off the word ears (bears) you are left with just the letter ‘b.’  Silly, I know.  So here is … Continue reading

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